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Joel Obi Nigeira Footballer

Joel Obi Nigeria Footballer

Joel Chukwuma Obi (born 22 May 1991) known as Joel Obi, is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Italian club Torino and the Nigerian national team. CLUB CAREER Inter Joel Obi with Inter Joel Obi was born and raised near Lagos, Nigeria, to a family with …

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Victor Moses Nigeria footballer

Victor Moses Nigeria footballer

Victor Moses (born 12 December 1990) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a winger or wing-back on either flank for Premier League club Chelsea and the Nigeria national team. Moses began his career in the Championship with Crystal Palace, before his performances caught the eye of Wigan Athletic, …

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Francis Obikwelu Nigeria-born Olympic sprinter

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Francis Obiorah Obikwelu, GOIH (born 22 November 1978) is a Nigerian born Portuguese sprinter specializing in 100 metres and 200 metres. He obtained Portuguese citizenship in 2001. He is the 2004 Olympic silver medalist in the 100 metres. From that race, he also set the European record in the event …

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Shola Ameobi Nigeria footballer

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Foluwashola “Shola” Ameobi (born 12 October 1981) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a striker. He spent 14 years at Newcastle United, where he received a winner’s medal in 2010 when Newcastle lifted the Championship trophy. He holds the record for the most appearances as a substitute in …

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Danny Shittu Nigeria footballer

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Daniel Olusola “Danny” Shittu (born 2 September 1980) is a Nigerian footballer who is a free agent after being released by Millwall in 2015. A centre back, he has made 346 appearances in the Premier League and Football League, including 190 for Queens Park Rangers. In his 16-year-long playing career, …

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Kenneth Omeruo Nigeria footballer

Kenneth Omeruo Nigeria footballer

Kenneth Josiah Omeruo (born 17 October 1993) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Turkish club Alanyaspor on loan from English club Chelsea and the Nigeria national team. As a capable defender, he can easily play right-back as well as at centre-back. Omeruo signed for Chelsea …

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Ezinne Okparaebo Nigeria Athletics competitor

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Ezinne Okparaebo (born 3 March 1988) is a Norwegian track and field sprint athlete. She was born in Nigeria, and has been living in Norway since the age of nine. Okparaebo represented Norway at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. She competed at the 100 metres sprint and placed second …

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Peter Ijeh Nigeria association football player

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Peter Ijeh (born 28 March 1977) is a retired Nigerian footballer who played as a forward. CAREER Early career After playing for clubs like Nitel Fc Lagos and won the highest goal scorer award with Julius Berger Fc Lagos in Nigerian premier league, he joined Swedish club Malmö FF in …

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Julius Aghahowa Nigeria footballer

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Julius Aghahowa (born 12 February 1982 in Benin City) is a retired Nigerian footballer. He was known for his pace and his back-flips when he scored goals. Aghahowa became the first foreign national outside of the former Soviet Union who was among the best scorers in the Ukrainian Premier League …

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James Obiorah Nigeria footballer

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James Chibuzor Obiorah, born August 24, 1978 in Jos) is a former Nigerian footballer who last played for SC Toulon. CAREER His previous clubs include RSC Anderlecht, Grasshopper Zurich, Cádiz CF, Grazer AK and Lokomotiv Moscow and he was also loaned to Niort from Lokomotiv Moscow in the 2004/2005 season, …

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