Kennedy Ihenacho

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Kennedy Ihenacho
Personal information
Full name Kennedy Ihenacho
Date of birth (1990-12-16) December 16, 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Owerri, Nigeria
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Burgan SC
Number 29
Youth career
2006–2008 Pepsi Football Academy
2008–2009 Campos Football Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009 Niger Tornadoes FC 10 (2)
2010 Dolphins FC 17 (4)
2011–2012 Roi Et FC 47 (10)
2013 VSI TAMPA BAY FC 10 (3)
2014–2015 Burgan SC 28 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Kennedy Ihenacho (born December 16, 1990) is a Nigerian footballer currently playing for Burgan Sports Club Kuwait. He moved to Kuwait after his contract expiration with the VSI TAMPA BAY FC in the United States USL league 2013 season. Kennedy Ihenacho has played for Roi Et FC in Thailand, Niger Tornadoes FC and Dolphins FC both in Nigeria.[1][2][3][4][5]


Kennedy received his football education in the famous Pepsi Football Academy in Nigeria after graduation from the academy he started his first professional exhibition by playing for Niger Tornadoes FC and Dolphins FC in the Nigerian Premier League. Based on his ambition to face bigger challenges in his career he was spotted by an agent that took him to the Thai league where he secured a two years contract. Kennedy Ihenacho after his contract expiration jetted into the United States on an invitation by the United States indoor soccer giants the Milwaukee Wave Indoor soccer club where he played for a few months and later settled in a short term contract with the VSI TAMPA BAY FC in the USL league.


Kennedy's preferred role is in the central defense and also a utility is the defense.He showcases his interceptions, timing in tackles and his aerial dominance, that is to say all the fundamentals of a good defender. He possesses a playing trademark as an attacking sweeper and scores almost in every game.


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