Azubuike Egwuekwe

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Azubuike Egwuekwe
Personal information
Full name Azubuike Emanuel Egwuekwe[1]
Date of birth (1989-07-16) 16 July 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Lafia, Nigeria
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)[2]
Playing position Center Defender
Club information
Current team
Warri Wolves
Number 15
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006 Nasarawa United
2007–2008 Yerima Strikers
2008– Warri Wolves
National team
2012– Nigeria 34 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:22, 12 February 2015 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 January 2015

Azubuike Emanuel Egwuekwe (born 16 July 1989) is a Nigerian international footballer who plays for Warri Wolves, as a defender.


Egwuekwe has played club football for Nasarawa United, Yerima Strikers and Warri Wolves.[2]

International career[edit]

He made his international debut for Nigeria in 2012,[2] and has appeared in FIFA World Cup qualifying matches.[3] He was called up to Nigeria's 23-man squad for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.[4]

He was selected for Nigeria's squad at the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup.[5] He was named to Nigeria's squad for the 2014 African Nations Championship.[6]


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  2. ^ a b c Azubuike Egwuekwe at
  3. ^ Azubuike EgwuekweFIFA competition record
  4. ^ Oluwashina Okeleji (10 January 2013). "Nations Cup 2013: Nigeria pick six locally-based players". BBC Sport. Retrieved 10 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Nigeria to take new-look squad to Confederations Cup". BBC Sport. 9 June 2013. Retrieved 10 June 2013. 
  6. ^ Oluwashina Okeleji (1 January 2014). "Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi names weakened CHAN Squad". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2 January 2014.