Raphael Chukwu

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Raphael Chukwu
Personal information
Full name Raphael Ndukwe Chukwu
Date of birth (1975-07-22) 22 July 1975 (age 41)
Place of birth Aba, Abia, Nigeria
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1993 Enyimba International
1993–1995 Udoji United
1995–1996 Shooting Stars 31 (21)
1996–1999 Mamelodi Sundowns 85 (46)
1999–2004 Bari 16 (1)
2000–2001 Mamelodi Sundowns 30 (12)
2003–2004 Çaykur Rizespor 11 (4)
2004 Mamelodi Sundowns 4 (0)
National team
1995–2001 Nigeria 10 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 November 2012.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 November 2012

Raphael Ndukwe Chukwu (born 22 July 1975) is a Nigerian international footballer who played as a striker.

Career[edit]

Chukwu has played professionally in Nigeria, South-Africa, Italy, and Turkey for Enyimba International, Udoji United, Shooting Stars, Mamelodi Sundowns, Bari[1] and Çaykur Rizespor.[2]

He participated at the 2000 Africa Cup of Nations, scoring in the Final against Cameroon,[3] and earned ten senior caps for Nigeria.[2]

In September 2004 he was banned by FIFA for failing his contractual obligations towards Çaykur Rizespor.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Demeyin, Peter (28 June 1999). "Africa: Why I Signed For Bari - Chukwu Ndukwe". P.M. News (Lagos). 
  2. ^ a b Raphael Chukwu at National-Football-Teams.com
  3. ^ RSSSF
  4. ^ FIFA bans Chukwu Ndukwe, former Super Eagles striker, indefinitely, naijanet.com, September 14, 2004