John Owoeri

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John Owoeri
Personal information
Full name John Owoeri
Date of birth (1987-01-13) 13 January 1987 (age 31)
Place of birth Warri, Nigeria
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Shanghai Shenxin
Number 19
Youth career
0000–2000 Polavis
2000–2002 Zumaz
2002–2004 Nigeria Ports Authority
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 Bendel Insurance
2005–2006 Feyenoord 1 (0)
2006 Westerlo (loan) 10 (0)
2006–2009 Enyimba
2009–2010 Heartland
2010–2012 Ismaily 13 (2)
2012 Sunshine Stars
2012–2013 NPA Warri Wolves
2013–2015 Åtvidabergs FF 77 (17)
2016 BK Häcken 26 (17)
2017 Baoding Yingli Yitong 28 (14)
2018– Shanghai Shenxin 0 (0)
National team
2005 Nigeria U20
2010 Nigeria 1 (0[1])
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 October 2017

John Owoeri (born 13 January 1987 in Warri) is a Nigerian footballer who plays for China League One side Shanghai Shenxin.


Owoeri has played for NPA, Bendel Insurance FC, Feyenoord, K.V.C. Westerlo and Enyimba of Aba. He played in 2009 with Heartland F.C. and scored two goals in their 10–1 thrashing of Monrovia Black Stars in the 2009 Champions League opening round.[2][3] On 29 November 2009 he announced to sign with Warri Wolves F.C.,[4] but nothing came of it. He joined Ismaily ahead of the 2010-11 season after 2 seasons with Heartland.[5] In August 2012, the striker left his Egyptian Premier League club Ismaily SC to sign for Nigerian side Sunshine Stars F.C..[6] He played three months with the Akure club, before transferred to Warri Wolves F.C. on 2 November 2012.[7]

International career[edit]

In 2005, he scored a goal for Nigeria in the FIFA World Youth Championship.[8] He has played one match for the Super Eagles for the Cup of Nations qualifier against Guinea.[9]


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