Position : Forward
Date of birth : 12 February, 1982
Team : Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukraine)
Nationality : Nigeria
Notes : After starring for Nigeria in the World Youth Cup 1999 he moved from Insurers of Benin to Esperance of Tunisia even though top European clubs were interested. Renewed interest by European clubs is now being shown after his performances at the African Nations Cup 2000 scoring 3 goals. Played at Sydney 2000 Olympics. Moved to Shakhtar Donetsk for £7m at end of 2000. Helped them to the league title for 2001/02. Scored a goal at the 2002 World Cup.
LAST UPDATED: 1 August, 2002
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