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Kenneth OMERUO

Kenneth OMERUO

NGA
  • Date of Birth: 17 October 1993
  • Height: 185 cm
  • Shirt number: 22
  • Position: Defender
  • Current club: Middlesbrough FC (ENG)
  • International Caps: 21
  • International Goals: 0
  • First international: Cape Verde Islands - Nigeria (9 January 2013)

After impressing at FIFA U-20 World Cup Colombia 2011, 19-year-old defender Kenneth Omeruo has grasped his opportunity in the senior side after debuting for the Super Eagles in their recent CAF Africa Cup of Nations campaign.

  • Contenders get chance to shine

    Contenders get chance to shine

    Wednesday’s four games provided several of the candidates for the Hyundai Young Player Award with opportunities to excel, though none were quite able to advance their claims to the prize.
  • French youngsters continue to impress

    French youngsters continue to impress

    Hyundai Young Player Award candidates Raphael Varane and Paul Pogba both stood out for France in their 5-2 hammering of Switzerland.

Photos

  • Ivory Coast's forward Didier Drogba (R) vies with Nigeria's defender Kenneth Omeruo

Statistics

7.31
Matches Played3
Minutes Played175
Goals for0
Yellow cards1
Red Cards0

All Time Statistics

FIFA U-20 World Cup Final - 2011
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540100000
FIFA U-17 World Cup Final - 2009
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751110000
FIFA Confederations Cup - 2013
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310200100
FIFA World Cup™ Qualifier - 2014
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312000000

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