Obinna Nwaneri

Football, Football player

1982 –

90

Who is Obinna Nwaneri?

Obinna Nwaneri is a Nigerian footballer who plays for Kelantan in the Malaysia Super League and former Nigeria national football team player. Nwaneri plays in a Centre back or Right back position but also can play as a forward.

His name, Obinna, means "Father's heart" in Igbo. He is described as mobile central defender with pace, control and timing. A natural leader, which had earned him the captain armband in Enyimba and FC Sion respectively.

His star has steadily continued to rise, first with top Nigerian side, Julius Berger, then with African Champions Enyimba, where he won the CAF champions league and then he signed with Swiss club FC Sion during the 2007 January transfer window, a club he later captained before leaving last summer.

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Born
Mar 18, 1982
Lagos
Nationality
  • Nigeria
Profession
Lived in
  • Lagos

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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