Association football player
|Birth||14 June 1968, Nigeria, Nigeria|
Abubakar Balarabe (born 14 June 1968) is a former Nigerian international footballer who played as a midfielder for clubs in Nigeria, Belgium, the Netherlands and Malaysia.
Balarabe began playing football for Ranchers Bees of Kaduna. He moved to Europe in 1989, and would play for K.F.C. Eeklo and MVV Maastricht.
Balarabe made two appearances for the senior Nigeria national football team. He scored on his debut, an 1990 African Nations Cup qualifier against Guinea in 1989.