Louis Okoye

Louis Okoye (オコエ 瑠偉, Okoe Rui, born July 21, 1997 in Higashimurayama, Tokyo) is a Japanese professional baseball outfielder for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball.

Louis Okoye
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Okoye in 2016
Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles – No. 4
Born: (1997-07-21) July 21, 1997 (age 22)
Bats: Right Throws: Right
NPB debut
March 25, 2016, for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles
NPB statistics
(through 2019 season)
Batting average.219
Home runs9
Runs batted in38

After the 2017 season, he joined Cañeros de Los Mochis.[1]

Okoye's mother is Japanese and his father is Igbo.[2]


  1. ^ "CAÑEROS ADQUIEREN AL OF JAPONES LOUIS OKOYE". Sitio Oficial de la Liga Mexicana del Pacífico (in Spanish). November 24, 2017. Retrieved January 13, 2018.
  2. ^ Meet Nigerian baseball star who can't speak English, local dialect. Oak TV. January 20, 2017. Retrieved March 31, 2019.

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