Aliyu Bawa (born 10 February 1991) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Akwa United F.C.
Bawa began his youth career with Elcruzero Football Academy Kaduna.
El-Kanemi Warriors F.C. (2008-2009) In the 2008-2009 league season, he transferred to the El-Kanemi Warriors F.C. of Maiduguri, penning a year contract with them which earn him 23 match appearance and scoring 11 goals for the NPFL side.
Kano Pillars F.C. (2009-2010)
After an impressive season withof El-Kanemi Warriors F.C. he caught the attention of Kano Pillars F.C. and he was offered a year contract for an undisclosed fee. He made 18 appearances and scoring 7 goals for the Nigeria Professional League side.
Sahel SC (2010-2011)
In the 2010-2011 season, Bawa joined a Niger Premier league side Sahel SC on one-year contract making 20 appearances and netting 14 goals which marks his best season.
Union Douala (2011-2012)
In the 2011-2012 season, he moved to Cameroon to sign a year contract after agreeing terms and conditions with the elite one side Union Douala, making 14 appearances, scoring 11 goals.
Young Sports Academy (2012-2013)
In the 2012-2013 season he move to another Elite One Young Sports Academy in Cameroon on a year contract scoring 13 goals in 22 appearances.
Gombe United (2013-2014)
In the 2013-2014 league season, he returned to Nigeria after agreeing with the terms and conditions of the division one side Gombe United F.C.. He pen a year contract with them, scoring just 4 goals in 11 appearances due to injury.
Akwa United (2014-2015)
In the 2014-2015 season, he sign one-year deal with the Nigeria Professional Football League side Akwa United F.C. he made 15 appearances for them netting 4 goals.