Ikechukwu UCHE

Ikechukwu Uche - Nigeria - African Cup of Nations 2008

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 25 January 2008

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    • POSITION
      Midfielder
    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Sunday, 15 January 1984
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Aba, Nigeria
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Nigeria
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Ikechukwu UCHE - Nigeria - African Cup of Nations 2008

Ikechukwu Uche is pictured above during Nigeria's  0:0 draw with Mali at the

2008 African Cup of Nations in Ghana.

 



Group B


NIGERIA 0:0 MALI (25.01.08, Sekondi)
12-Austin Ejide, 2-Joseph Yobo (c), 5-Obinna Nwaneri, 6-Danny Shittu, 3-Taye Ismaila Taiwo,

10-John Obi Mikel, 14-Seyi Olofinjana, 18-Victor Obinna (17-Stephen Makinwa 85),

8-Aiyegbeni Yakubu, 9-Obafemi Martins (7-John Utaka 46), 11-Peter Odemwingie (15-Ike Uche 57)

 
NIGERIA 2:0 BENIN (0:0) Mikel (52), Yakubu (86). (29.01.08, Accra)
12-Austin Ejide, 2-Joseph Yobo (c), 5-Obinna Nwaneri, 6-Danny Shittu, 3-Taye Ismaila Taiwo,

10-John Obi Mikel, 15-Ike Uche, 16-Dickson Etuhu (21-Richard Eromoigbe 74),

7-John Utaka (18-Victor Obinna 52), 8-Aiyegbeni Yakubu, 11-Peter Odemwingie (13-Rabiu Afolabi 91)


Quarter-Final

NIGERIA 1:2 GHANA (1:1) Yakubu pen (35). (03.02.08, Accra)
12-Austin Ejide, 2-Joseph Yobo (c), 5-Obinna Nwaneri, 6-Danny Shittu, 3-Taye Ismaila Taiwo,

10-John Obi Mikel (18-Victor Obinna 85), 14-Seyi Olofinjana, 15-Ike Uche, 16-Dickson Etuhu,

8-Aiyegbeni Yakubu, 11-Peter Odemwingie.

 

CLUB CAREER:


2002–2003   Racing Ferrol 28 (2)

2003–2007   Recreativo 133 (50)

2007–2009   Getafe 55 (11)

2009–2011   Zaragoza 18 (1)

2011–2015   Villarreal 85 (33)

2011–2012   Granada (loan) 34 (3)

2015–2016   UANL 0 (0)

2016             Málaga (loan) 3 (0)

2016–2019   Gimnàstic 75 (21)

 

Known for his acrobatic goal celebrations, he spent most of his professional career

in Spain, having arrived in the country before the age of 20. He amassed La Liga totals

of 194 matches and 42 goals during nine seasons.