Nwankwo Tochukwu

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Nwankwo Tochukwu
Personal information
Full name Nwankwo Tochukwu
Date of birth (1986-04-27) April 27, 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Ventura County Fusion
Number 29
Youth career
2001–2006 JUTH F.C.
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006 – 2008 JUTH F.C. 61 (15)
2008 – 2010 FC Koper (loan) 21 (1)
2012 Ventura County Fusion 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Nwankwo Tochukwu (born April 27, 1986, in Port Harcourt) is a Nigerian football player currently with the Ventura County Fusion.[1]

Career[edit]

Tochukwu Nwankwo is a creative midfielder who grew up in Jos, Nigeria. Some of his peers during his youth career were players such as John Obi Mikel and Victor Obinna, part of the talented group of youth players that came out of Jos during the period from 2005 to 2007.

He began his career with the Jos University Teaching Hospital Football Club, commonly known as JUTH F.C.. In Nigeria he was known as a deadly freekick specialist, scoring 5 goals in one season off of freekicks.

He then moved to FC Koper of Slovenia in January 2008.[2] He played in the UEFA Cup 2008-09 season for FC Koper and returned to Nigeria in January 2009 to his youth club JUTH F.C..[3]

As his career as a footballer was starting, his family relocated to the United States. In December 2010, at the end of his contract with JUTH, he relocated to the United States. After a year, he restarted his career with the Ventura County Fusion,[4] a team in the Premier Development League.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ JUTH SIGN 35 FOR 2010/2011
  2. ^ 24novice news
  3. ^ Tochukwu Nwankwo - NPL.com.ng
  4. ^ Tochkwu Nwankwo Scores from Distance