KANU, Nwankwo

Born 1 August 1976

NWANKWO

Kanu

footballer, philanthropist; b: August I, 1976; p: Amakohia, ht: Amakohia, Iga: Owerri^ so: Imo; ed: Holy Ghost College, Owerri, Imo State, 1992; cr: Footballer, Iwuanyanwu Nationale Football Club, Owerri; NationalU-l 7 (GoldwinningGolden Eaglets) World Championship, Japan, 1993;,Youth Team, Ajax Amsterdam, Holland, Senior Team, Ajax (won European SuperCup^, 1994/95; World Clubs Cup, Japan 1995), 1993-96; Super Eagles, Afro-Asian Cup; Friendly Match against Swedish National Team, Stockholm; World Cup, Super Eagles, 1994; Captain/winner, The Eagles (Dream Team), Olympic Games, Atlanta, 1996; Transferred to Inter Milan, Italy, 1996; Underwent ^ successful heart surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA, 1997; Transferred to Chelsea FootballClub, England, 1998; Played for Inter Milan Football Club, Arsenal Football Club; Portsmouth Footbalf Club, England; West Bromwich Albion Football Club; Winner, UEFA Champions League Medal; UEFA Cup; 3 FACup Winners Medals; 2-Time African Player of the Year awards; Olympic Gold medal; mm. Super E&^les Squad to Korea Japan, 2002 World Cup; Founder, Kanu Ny/anko Heart foundation, Lagos, Nigeria; h: Most decorated African Footballer, with over 10 awards, including UEFA Champion League Medal; Most Valuable Player Award, Japan 1993; Best Attacker, Afro-Asian Cup, 1994; World's Number One Player for August, WorldSoccer Magazine, 1996; African Footballer of the Year AwarJ, Confederation of African Football, 1996; 6* Best Footballer in the World, Federation of International Football Association, 1996; Olympic Gold, Atlanta, 1996;award: Winner, Stella Obasanjo Award, NGOofthe Year 2005, by ThisDay; Fidelity Bank Brand Ambassador, 2008; UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, add: Kanu Heart Foundation, Lagos.
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