Tonye Jekiri joins Fenerbahçe Beko

27 June 2022 Monday 12:01

We are pleased to announce that our team has agreed a 1+1 year deal with Tonye Jekiri (July 23, 1994).

Tonye Jekiri is a basketball player born on July 23, 1994, in Lagos, Nigeria. He is a center who most recently played for UNICS Kazan.


Played college basketball at Miami Florida (2012-16).

Moved to Turkey for the 2016-17 season, signed by Bandirma Kirmazi.

Moved to Belgium for the 2017-18 season, signed by BC Oostende.

Moved to Turkey for the 2018-19 season, signed by Gaziantep Basketball.

Moved to France for the 2019-20 season, signed by ASVEL Villeurbanne.

Moved to Spain for the 2020-21 season, signed by Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz.

Moved to Russia for the 2021-22 season, signed by UNICS Kazan.

Career highlights and awards:

Won the 2017-18 Belgian National Championship with BC Oostende.

Won the 2018 Belgian National Cup with BC Oostende.

Won the 2018 Belgian Super Cup with BC Oostende.

Member of the Nigerian National Team.

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