|Full name||Uche Innocent Nwofor|
|Date of birth||17 September 1991|
|Place of birth||Lagos, Nigeria|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|2009–2010||→ Shooting Stars (loan)||?||(6)|
|2013–2014||→ SC Heerenveen (loan)||3||(0)|
|2017–2018||Rivers United F.C.||/||(/)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 June 2017|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 June 2014
Born in Lagos, Nwofor began his career with Power United also called Anambra Pillars F.C. He left in summer 2009 to go on loan to Nigerian premier league side Shooting Stars F.C. where he played for one season before joining Enugu Rangers.
Nwofor signed with VVV Venlo in August 2011, On 11 September 2011, Nwofor announced his arrival by scoring on his debut for Venlo in a 3–3 home draw with PSV Eindhoven in the Dutch top-flight on Sunday.  In his first season, he scored 4 goals in the Eredivisie.
In April 2011 Nwofor represented Nigeria under-20 team where he netted four goals in five games to finish highest goal scorer of the 2011 African Youth Championship as Nigeria won a sixth continental title in Johannesburg  and he was named the Goal.com star of the week in the tournament. 
In August 2011 Nwofor represented Nigeria in the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Colombia. He was an instant hit, coming of the bench to score two goals in 6 minutes against Croatia, Nigeria was subsequently knocked out by France in the quarter finals in a 3–2 thriller.
Nwofor earned his first full-international cap for the Super Eagles on 3 March 2010 in a friendly game against the Congo DR national football team. He was also instrumental when Nigeria's B team beat Republic of Benin 4–0 in the WAFU Nations Cup.
In July 2013, Nwofor was called up by the Nigerian national team for an international friendly match against South Africa in Durban on 14 August. He scored 2 goals in the 49th and 68th minutes as Nigeria won the match 2-0.
In the first of Nigeria's World Cup warm-up matches of 2014, Nwofor scored a last-minute equaliser to spare Nigeria's blushes against an in-form Scotland. The match ended 2–2. Nwofor made the World Cup roster when it was announced three days later.
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