Nwankwo Kanu

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Nwankwo Kanu
Personal information
Full name Nwankwo Christian Kanu
Date of birth 1 August 1976 (1976-08-01) (age 37)
Place of birth Owerri, Nigeria
Height 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current club Portsmouth
Number 27
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991-1992
1992-1993
1993-1996
1996-1999
1999-2004
2004-2006
2006-
Fed Works
Iwuanyanwu Nationale
Ajax
Internazionale
Arsenal
West Bromwich Albion
Portsmouth
National team
1994- Nigeria
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Nwankwo Kanu (born 1 August 1976) is a Nigerian football player. He plays for Portsmouth and Nigeria national team.

Club career statistics[change | edit source]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Nigeria League Nigerian FA Cup League Cup Africa Total
1991/92 Fed Works 30 9 30 9
1992/93 Heartland Premier League 30 6 30 6
Netherlands League KNVB Cup League Cup Europe Total
1993/94 Ajax Eredivisie 6 2 6 2
1994/95 18 10 18 10
1995/96 30 13 30 13
Italy League Coppa Italia Supercoppa Italiana Europe Total
1996/97 Internazionale Milano Serie A 0 0 0 0
1997/98 11 1 11 1
1998/99 1 0 1 0
England League FA Cup Football League Cup Europe Total
1998/99 Arsenal Premier League 12 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 17 7
1999/00 31 13 2 0 1 1 14 3 48 17
2000/01 27 3 1 0 0 0 14 2 42 5
2001/02 23 3 5 2 2 1 9 0 39 6
2002/03 16 5 1 0 1 0 8 1 26 6
2003/04 10 1 3 0 4 2 7 0 24 3
2004/05 West Bromwich Albion Premier League 28 2 2 1 0 0 - 30 3
2005/06 25 5 1 0 2 1 - 28 6
2006/07 Portsmouth Premier League 36 10 2 2 0 0 - 38 12
2007/08 25 4 5 2 1 1 - 31 7
2008/09 17 1 2 0 1 0 5 1 25 1
2009/10
Country Nigeria 60 15 60 15
Netherlands 54 25 54 25
Italy 12 1 12 1
England 250 53 29 8 12 6 57 7 348 74
Total 376 94 29 8 12 6 57 7 474 115

International career statistics[change | edit source]

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Nigeria national team
Year Apps Goals
1994 3 0
1995 2 1
1996 0 0
1997 1 0
1998 5 1
1999 0 0
2000 10 2
2001 6 2
2002 11 0
2003 4 3
2004 7 0
2005 6 2
2006 8 0
2007 6 2
2008 6 0
2009 5 0
2010
Total 80 13

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