Solomon Okoronkwo

Solomon Ndubisi Okoronkwo (born 2 March 1987) is a Nigerian footballer who most recently played for BSV Rehden.

Solomon Okoronkwo
Personal information
Full name Solomon Ndubisi Okoronkwo
Date of birth (1987-03-02) 2 March 1987
Place of birth Enugu, Nigeria
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
River Lane Youth Club
Gabros International
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004 Gabros International
2005–2008 Hertha BSC 39 (4)
2007Rot-Weiss Essen (loan) 15 (1)
2008–2011 Saturn Moscow Oblast 14 (0)
2011–2012 Aalesund 12 (0)
2012–2013 Pécsi MFC 17 (4)
2013–2015 Erzgebirge Aue 29 (2)
2015 SV Sandhausen 12 (0)
2015–2016 1. FC Saarbrücken 25 (6)
2017 TSG Neustrelitz 13 (3)
2017–2018 BFC Dynamo 24 (3)
2018–2019 BSV Rehden 17 (2)
National team
2003 Nigeria U17 2 (0)
2005 Nigeria U20 6 (0)
2008 Nigeria U23 6 (0)
2010–2011 Nigeria 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:48, 18 July 2019 (UTC)

Career

He was discovered in 2004 by FIFA agent Marcelo Houseman, who got his guardianship and took him to Hertha BSC. In October 2004, his agent recommended Okoronkwo to coach Samson Siasia and he was fundamental for Nigeria's U-20 qualifying for the African Youth Championship in Benin 2005. He was also on the Nigerian Under 23 team that won silver at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.[1] Okoronkwo was called up for his first senior cap in October 2008 by Nigeria coach Shaibu Amodu.[2]

On 28 January 2011, Okoronkwo moved to Aalesund in the Norwegian Premier League.

Career statistics

Season Club Division League Cup Total
AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
2011 Aalesund Tippeligaen 12042162
2011–12 Pécsi OTP Bank Liga 710071
2012–13 10331134
2013–14 Erzgebirge Aue 2. Bundesliga 12010130
Career Total 41483497

References

  1. "Okoronkwo replaces IK Uche". Sunday Tribune. 1 August 2010. Archived from the original on 29 February 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2012.
  2. "Nigeria Name Full-Strength Squad For Colombia Clash". goalcom. 29 October 2008. Retrieved 13 October 2012.


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