Ogu playing for Hapoel Be'er Sheva in 2015
|Full name||John Ogu Ugochukwu|
|Date of birth||20 April 1988|
|Place of birth||Lagos, Nigeria|
|Height||1.92 m (6 ft 3 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Central midfielder / Attacking midfielder|
|Hapoel Be'er Sheva|
|2005–2006||Fly Sport Academic|
|2014–||Hapoel Be'er Sheva||80||(8)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 December 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21:30, 8 July 2015 (UTC)
On 23 September 2006, signed Ogu in Slovenian Premier League. And began his adult career to four seasons, and played 97 games and scored 8 goals.
Atlético CP & Almería B
In summer 2010 he moved to Atlético CP playing in Third Division in Portugal, but after 6 months he moved to Almería B from Third Division in Spain. 2010-11 season was difficult for Ogu, but a breakthrough.
In July 2012, signed Ogu in Académica Premier League in Portugal, Ogu scored his first goal for Académica in Portuguese cup matches, In win on Ponte da Barca. He scored his first league goal against Vitória de Setúbal in a decisive away win which would grant Académica safety in the Portuguese Premier League.
Hapoel Be'er Sheva
In Season 2015-16 he will inaugurate with his team at the new stadium (Turner Stadium) of the club in Be'er Sheva.
In March 2013, Ogu was called up to the Nigerian national side for a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier. He debuted against Kenya in a 1–1 draw, where he was used as a substitute to replace an injured Victor Moses.
|1||31 May 2013||Reliant Stadium, Houston (USA)||Mexico||2–1||2–2||Friendly|
Club career statistics
- (correct as of 5 April 2016)
- Only Israeli club career statistics
|Hapoel Be'er Sheva||2014–15||34||4||0||6||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||41||4||1|
- Hapoel Beer Sheva
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