Ugochukwu Oduenyi

Ugochukwu Ogbonnaya Oduenyi (born 3 February 1996) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Javor Ivanjica.

Ugochukwu Oduenyi
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Oduenyi shooting
Personal information
Full name Ugochukwu Ogbonnaya Oduenyi
Date of birth (1996-02-03) 3 February 1996 (age 26)
Place of birth Lagos, Nigeria
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Javor Ivanjica
Youth career
Emmanuel Amunike Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018–2019 LASK 0 (0)
2018–2019Sesvete (loan) 3 (0)
2019SV Horn (loan) 6 (1)
2019–2020 SV Ried 1 (0)
2021 Mynai 9 (0)
2021 Zhetysu 7 (1)
2022– Javor Ivanjica 12 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 11 May 2022

CareerEdit

Oduenyi started his career at famous Emmanuel Amuneke academy, Lagos, Nigeria.

Austria and CroatiaEdit

In August 2018, Oduenyi left the shores of Nigeria and signed with Austrian Bundesliga club LASK. He penned two-year deal with the Austrian club but was loaned to Croatian Second Football League club NK Sesvete.

In October 2018 he made his debut for Sesvete in the Croatian Second Football League when he came on as a substitute for Mario Vasilj in the 60th minute against NK BSK Bijelo Brdo on matchday eight of the 2018–19 season. The loan ended during the winter break of that season.

Oduenyi moved on loan to 2. Liga club SV Horn in January 2019. He made his debut in the second division with SV Horn in February 2019, when he was in the starting line-up against FC Liefering on matchday 16 of that season and was replaced by Kelvin Arase in the 58th minute.

In September 2019, Oduenyi signed permanently with another Austrian club SV Ried in the second division. He was part of the team success to gain promotion to the Austrian Bundesliga in 2020 and was released after contract expiration.[1]

Ukraine and KazakhstanEdit

In January 2021, Oduenyi signed for Mynai to join Ukraine Premier League team as a free player and was handed a famous No. 9 jersey.[2] Oduenyi made his debut for Mynai on 13 February 2021.[3]

On 25 August 2021, Zhetysu announced the signing of Oduenyi.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Champion in Austria Ugochukwu Oduenyi aims for the top". Score Nigeria. 4 August 2020. Retrieved 24 February 2021.
  2. ^ "Ukrainian Club FC Minaj signs Oduenyi - The Nation". Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics. 21 January 2021. Retrieved 24 February 2021.
  3. ^ "'Majestic Oduenyi' makes Ukraine debut". thelagostempong.com/. The Lagos Tempo. 14 February 2021. Retrieved 25 August 2021.
  4. ^ "ДОБРО ПОЖАЛОВАТЬ, УГО!". fc-zhetisu.kz/ (in Russian). FC Zhetysu. 25 August 2021. Retrieved 25 August 2021.

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