Biography of Raphael Chukwu and Net worth

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The profile of the former Nigerian footballer is full of interesting facts on his family, personal life, career and net worth.
We’ve took time to source the detailed information of the striker who once played for Mamelodi Sundowns.

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About Raphael Chukwu

Named Raphael Ndukwe Chukwu on birth in July 22, 1975.
He is a Nigerian international footballer who played as a striker in his active football days.

Profile Information

Full name: Raphael Ndukwe Chukwu

Date of birth: 22 July 1975

Place of birth: Aba, Abia, Nigeria

Height: 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)

Playing position: Striker


Chukwu has played professionally in Nigeria, South-Africa, Italy, and Turkey for Enyimba International, Udoji United, Shooting Stars, Mamelodi Sundowns, Bari and Çaykur Rizespor.

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Raphael Chukwu played for Aba side, Enyimba International FC where he started in 1992 and last for a year before moving in 1993 to Udoji United and stayed there till 1995.
The young striker stayed and played a beautiful game of football for Shooting Stars which he made 31 appearance scoring 2 in the net. He ended his stay with Shooting Stars in 1996.

Chukwu opted to find a new challenge elsewhere outside the country as he signed for a South Africa top club Mamelodi Sundowns in 1996. He stayed there for three years and could only see the net 8 times.

From 1999 to 2004, Chukwu played for Bari and scored one in 16 appearance for the club He had a second spell with Mamelodi Sundowns and played for the club from 2000 to 2001.
Çaykur Rizespor having seen Chukwu’s potential had to sign him. He signed in 2003 and since made 11 appearance till he left in 2004 to join Mamelodi Sundowns again to have a third spell, and could make 4 appearance there.

International Career

Chukwu participated at the 2000 Africa Cup of Nations, and scored in the crutial Final against Cameroon. He has since start representing his country and earned ten senior caps for Nigeria.

Ndukwe Chukwu was banned in September 2004 by FIFA for failing his contractual obligations towards Çaykur Rizespor.

Raphael Chukwu Net Worth

Chukwu did much when he played with his whole leg to made sure he sees good result. This performance of his has reflected in his earnings which augments it.

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Though the player is yet to disclose his financial privacy, but the estimated net worth for Raphael Chukwu is $1.5 million.

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