Ejike Uzoenyi

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Christantus Ejike Uzoenyi (born 23 March 1988) is a Nigerian international footballer who plays for Mamelodi Sundowns, as a winger.

Club career

Uzoenyi has played club football in Nigeria and France for Enyimba, Enugu Rangers and Rennes. On 20 February 2014, he signed for South African club Mamelodi Sundowns; he will remain with Enugu Rangers on loan before moving to South Africa in June 2014.

International career

He made his international debut for Nigeria in 2012, and has appeared in FIFA World Cup qualifying matches. He was called up to Nigeria’s 23-man squad for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.He was named to Nigeria’s squad for the 2014 African Nations Championship and was selected the most valuable player of the tournament. He was also named in the provisional squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, making the final squad after Uwa Echiejile was excluded by injury.


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