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Chris Ogbonna Kanu
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Full name Christopher Ogbonnaya Kanu
Date of birth (1979-12-04) 4 December 1979 (age 43)
Place of birth Owerri, Nigeria
Height 1.73 m
Playing position Right-back
Youth career
1994–1995 Eagle Cement
1995–1996 Ajax
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–2002 Ajax 15 (0)
1996–1997 → Lugano (loan) 19 (0)
2001 Alavés (loan) 5 (0)
2002 Sparta Rotterdam (loan)
2002–2003 Top Oss
2003–2005 Peterborough United 27 (0)
2006 Wingate & Finchley 1 (1)
2006–2009 Eagle Cement
National team
2000–2002 Nigeria 3 (0)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Christopher Ogbonna Kanu (born 4 December 1979) is a Nigerian former professional footballer who played as a right-back.

International career

In 2000 Kanu made his international debut for Nigeria in a World Cup qualifier against Eritrea.

Personal life

Christopher Kanu is the younger brother of former Portsmouth and Arsenal striker Nwankwo Kanu. In addition he is the stepbrother of Oghab midfielder Anderson "Anders" Gabolalmo Kanu and Henry Isaac.

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