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Patrick Ovie (born June 2, 1978 in Lagos) is a former Nigerian football defender last playing for FC Lokomotiv Astana in the Kazakhstan Premier League since 2009.

Patrick Ovie
Personal information
Full name Patrick Ovie
Date of birth (1978-06-02) June 2, 1978 (age 40)
Place of birth Lagos, Nigeria
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1999 Shooting Stars ? (?)
1999–2001 Hapoel Ironi Risho LeZion 64 (1)
2001–2005 Krylia Sovetov 85 (2)
2005–2006 Dinamo Moscow 12 (0)
2009 Lokomotiv Astana 17 (1)
National team
2001–2003 Nigeria 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of November 30, 2009
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of November 30, 2007



Ovie started his professional career with Shooting Stars of Nigeria, before moving to Israel, where he spent two years. In 2002, Ovie joined Russian Premier League side Krylia Sovetov, where he spent the next three and a half years before joining FC Dynamo Moscow in the summer of 2006, alongside his countryman Joseph Enakarhire. He retired in December 2009 from his professional football career to care his sick wife.

International careerEdit

His impressive performances for Krylia Sovetov earned him several caps for Nigeria.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

He is Kadiri Ikhana's son in law.[2]


  1. ^ "Nigeria rest key players". 2003-06-17. Retrieved 2018-05-14.
  2. ^ THE GREATES WOMAN IN MY LIFE Archived 2010-01-13 at the Wayback Machine

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