(born 3 January 1988) is a Scottish footballer
who plays as a forward
for Spanish side Granada
Anya was born in Glasgow
, Scotland, his father is a Nigerian
research scientist, and his mother a Romanian
economist. The couple met while studying at the University of Bacău
. After finishing their studies, his parents moved to Scotland
in the late 1980s, to avoid Ceausescu's communist regime
. Anya has an older brother, Chima, a hip-hop artist who lives in London
UK, and taught him how to play football.
Anya joined the Wycombe Wanderers
youth team in the 2003–04 season, having been released by Oxford United
His performances in the youth team ensured that he was well talked about within the club, enough that he was given the number 28 shirt by then manager Tony Adams
for the match at Southend United
on 11 September 2004, becoming the clubs youngester ever player at aged 16.
Like Russell Martin
, he committed his short term future to the club, signing a two year deal in June 2005 and whilst at Wycombe won Apprentice of the year at the inaugural Football League awards 2006.
He was released in the summer of 2007 and signed for Oxford City
, before being snapped up in January 2008 by Halesowen Town. In the summer of 2008 he joined the Glenn Hoddle Academy
and his contract expired in the summer of 2010.... Read More