Uga Okpara

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Okpara in 2013(top right)
Personal information
Full name Uga Samweli Okpara
Date of birth (1982-08-28) August 28, 1982 (age 35)
Place of birth Nigeria
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2009 Enyimba
2009– 2014 East Bengal 30 (6)
National team
2004–2007 Nigeria Beach Soccer
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 09:20, 20 May 2014 (UTC)

Uga Samweli Okpara (born August 28, 1982) is a Nigerian football player

Career[edit]

Okpara began his career with Enyimba International F.C. and captained the team to victories in the 2002 and 2003 African Champions Leagues. On 15 October 2009, he left Enyimba International F.C. and joined Indian I-League team East Bengal.[1] He was voted as the best defender in 2012-13 season[2]

Statistics[edit]

As of 30 May 2014
Club Season League Federation Cup AFC Cup CFL Total
App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals App Goals
East Bengal 2012–13 21 0 5 0 6 0 5 0 37 0
2013–14 9 0 3 0 4 1 1 0 17 1
Career total 30 0 8 0 10 1 6 0 54 1

International career[edit]

For two years, Okpara was the Vice Captain of the Nigeria national beach soccer team and represented the team at FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2005 and 2007.[3]

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