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Friday, April 15, 2022

Happy Birthday Taye Taiwo

Happy Birthday Taye Ismaila Taiwo is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a defender for United Premier Soccer League club Palm Beach Stars.

In May 2005, Taiwo was called up to the Nigeria U20 squad for the FIFA World Youth Championship. He played his first match of the tournament against Brazil U20 and helped the U20 side keep a clean sheet, in a 0–0 draw on 12 June 2005. Taiwo then helped Nigeria U20 go through to the knockout stage after beating Switzerland U20 3–0 on Matchday Three.

Having previously been called up to the Nigeria squad throughout the earliest 2004, Taiwo made his debut for the senior team, starting a match, in a 2–1 loss against South Africa on 17 November 2004.

In January 2006, Taiwo was called up to the Nigeria squad for the African Cup of Nations in Egypt. He started the tournament well by scoring the national side's first goal of the tournament, in a 1–0 win against Ghana. He then helped Nigeria win the next two matches to help the national side go through to the knockout stage.

Taiwo has two sisters and three brothers. He is married to his wife, Nimota, and together, they have two children

May you receive the greatest of joys and everlasting bliss.

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