Nwankwo Kanu

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Nwankwo Kanu
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Personal information
Full name Nwankwo Christian Kanu
Date of birth (1976-08-01) 1 August 1976 (age 42)
Place of birth Owerri, Nigeria
Height 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
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

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

Personal Life: Nwankwo Kanu is married to fitness enthusiast, Amara Kanu and they have 3 children together. Two sons and one daughter.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

Club performance League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
NigeriaLeague Nigerian FA Cup League Cup AfricaTotal
1991/92 Fed Works 30 9 30 9
1992/93 Heartland Premier League 30 6 30 6
NetherlandsLeague KNVB Cup League Cup EuropeTotal
1993/94 Ajax Eredivisie 6 2 6 2
1994/95 18 10 18 10
1995/96 30 13 30 13
ItalyLeague Coppa Italia Supercoppa Italiana EuropeTotal
1996/97 Internazionale Milano Serie A 0 0 0 0
1997/98 11 1 11 1
1998/99 1 0 1 0
EnglandLeague FA Cup Football League Cup EuropeTotal
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 | change source]

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Nigeria national team
YearAppsGoals
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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