Professional Football Player
Uwa Elderson Echiéjilé is a Nigerian football player who currently plays for Stade Rennais.
He began his career with the Pepsi Football Academy before scouted by the Wikki Tourists. He played 3 years with Wikki before transferring to Bendel Insurance FC. Echiéjilé was transferred in August 2007 from Bendel Insurance to Rennes and played 15 games for the reserves in the 2007/2008 Season.
Echiéjile played his first game in the Ligue 1 on 23 December 2008 against Toulouse FC. He played 29 matches total in Ligue 1 in 3 seasons (14 games in starting eleven), and the rest of the games in CFA team of Rennais. In the season 2009-10, he played 1 game in the ligue.
He was a member of the Nigeria U-20 at 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada and played 5 games, scoring one goal.