Biography of Christian Chukwu and Net worth

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We’ve carefully source from reliable sources on the account of Christian Chukwu who once play for the Nigerian team and several other clubs.

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About Christian Chukwu

The former Nigerian international is named Christian Chukwu Okoro and was born on 4th January, 1951 in Kaduna, a town in Northern Nigeria. He also coached the national team side.
In his playing days, he played as a defender and captained the Nigeria national team to its first win in the African Nations Cup.

Profile Information

Full Name: Christian Chukwu Okoro

Hometown: Kaduna


Chukwu played for Enugu Rangers football club and the Nigeria national team in the late 1970s where he played for both team as a captain.

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Leading the Nation’s team, He became the first Nigerian captain to lift the African Nations Cup trophy after a 3–0 victory over Algeria in the final of the 1980 tournament.

Coaching Career

In the mid of the year 1990, Chukwu started his coaching career in Lebanon, before being appointed coach of the Kenya national team in 1998.

Later, from 2003 to 2005, he coached Nigeria, leading them to reach semifinals at the 2004 African Cup of Nations.
During the 2006 World Cup qualification phase, Chukwu was blamed for inept coaching and management of the Nigerian national football team, and two matches before the qualifying campaign was over, he was suspended. In two matches – home and away – against eventual group winners Angola, Nigeria failed to win either one of those two encounters. This was blamed on Chukwu and those two crucial failures eventually led to Nigeria failing to qualify for the World Cup, after having appeared at all World Cup finals tournaments since their debut in 1994.

Chukwu coached Enugu Rangers to 6th place in the 2008–2009 edition of the Nigeria Premier League. However, he was sacked on 5 August 2009 for failing to reach the club’s targets for the season.

Later Life

In April 2019 the Nigeria Football Federation announced that they would help Chukwu pay for his medical bills for treatment in the United States, whole billionaire Femi Otedola said he would also contribute It was later announced that he would travel for treatment in May after the required funds were raised.

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Christian Chukwu Net Worth

The net of a person especially a footballer reflects his/her worth or value. This is calculated from private details like salary, personal business and any other source of income for the player.

The estimated net worth of the player is from $800,000 and ranges to $2 million.

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