Kanu Nwankwo

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Birthday
1, 1976
Birthplace
Nigeria
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
1, 1976 (age 43)
Birthplace
Nigeria

About

Forward who has risen to fame for his club career played internationally, including for Arsenal F.C. between 1999-2004. He was the African Footballer of the Year in 1996 and 1999.

Before Fame

He made his pro debut in 1992 for  Iwuanyanwu Nationale. 

Trivia

He was named the BBC African Footballer of the Year in 1997 and 1999. He has been named a International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) Legend.

Family Life

He married his wife, Amarachi Kanu, in 2004.

Associated With

He and Danny Shittu played for Nigeria's national team at the 2010 World Cup.