Kenneth Zeigbo

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Kenneth Zeigbo
Personal information
Date of birth (1977-06-16) 16 June 1977 (age 39)
Place of birth Enugu, Nigeria
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1996 NEPA Lagos 63 (47)
1997 Enugu Rangers 8 (6)
1997–1998 Legia Warsaw 20 (5)
1998–2003 Venezia 5 (0)
1999–2000 Al Ain (loan) 22 (13)
2000–2001 Al-Ahly (LBY) (loan) 15 (15)
2001–2002 L'Aquila (loan) 11 (2)
2003–2005 Belluno 13 (0)
2005–2006 Prix Camisano 15 (10)
2007– Villasimius 25 (15)
National team
1997–1999 Nigeria 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Kenneth Zeigbo (born June 16, 1977 in Enugu) is a Nigerian retired footballer who currently works as a Security guards.[1]

Career[edit]

Zeigbo started his career playing with Nigerian teams NEPA Lagos and then Enugu Rangers. On August 7, 1997 he made his debut with the Nigerian national team in a match against Cameroon, also scoring a goal during the game.[2] He then moved to Europe, joining Legia Warsaw and immediately scoring a winning goal in his debut, a Polish Supercup match against Widzew Lodz.[2]

He was then noticed by Venezia scouts and signed by the arancioneroverdi, then playing in Serie A, in 1998. However Zeigbo failed to break into the first team and was immediately relegated into the reserves and successively loaned out to United Arab Emirates side Al Ain, Libyan club Al-Ahly and Serie C1 team L'Aquila. In 2002, he returned to Venezia, only marking three appearances as a substitute before being sold to Serie C2 side Belluno on January 2003.[2] After two difficult seasons and a number of serious injuries, Zeigbo left professional football and moved to Eccellenza Veneto amateurs Prix Camisano in 2005, leaving them in 2007 to sign for Eccellenza Sardinia side A.S.D. Villasimius, joining former Internazionale and Cagliari player Fabio Macellari.[2]

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