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Prince Joseph Asiegbo (born October 4, 1979, in Lagos) is the son of King Eze Young Ogbonna of Abia State, Obeyin of Nigeria.
In Nigeria he is known as Prince Joe, and he received his formal education in Nigeria until his mother became aware of an assassination plot against him.
Asiegbo's mother contacted a relative who owned a professional soccer team, and he was sent to Europe. He played professional soccer in England and Germany for eight years.
He returned to Nigeria to finish college and received a University degree.
United States Army
In 2005, Asiegbo decided to enlist in the United States Army. In August 2005, he was assigned to D Company, 1st Battalion, 329th Infantry Regiment.
- "I want to make sure I am on the team that takes out unrest in the world," he said. "My loyalty is to the U.S. Army right now and not to my father's throne."
- "As I stood by the dead body, I made the promise that I would never see somebody die and not do anything;"
- "I wanted to be part of making peace, because it was the military men that saved us that day."