Association football player
8 September 1990, Lagos, Nigeria
Sylvester Emeka Igbonu, commonly known as Sylvester Igboun (born 8 September 1990) is a Nigerian professional football player, who currently plays as a striker or an attacking midfielder for the Russian Premier League club FC Dynamo Moscow on loan from FC Ufa. Igboun is known for his blistering speed. His surname is Igbonu but was misspelled when registering a passport. His shirt lists his nickname “Sly” on the back instead of his last name.
On 13 July 2015, Igbonu signed for Russian Premier League side FC Ufa.
On 2 September 2019, he joined FC Dynamo Moscow on loan for the 2019–20 season. He was voted player of the month for September 2019 by Dynamo fans.
He made his international debut in a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification game against Tanzania on 5 September 2015, replacing Moses Simon as a substitute in the 69th minute.
- As of match played 2 June 2019
|Ufa||2015–16||Russian Premier League||25||4||1||0||–||–||26||4|
|Nigeria national team|
Statistics accurate as of match played 17 November 2015
- Danish Superliga (1): 2014–15