Biography Intro: Emmanuel Olisadebe born 22 December 1978 is a retired Polish footballer who played as a striker.
NAME: Emmanuel Olisadebe
DATE OF BIRTH: 22 December 1978
PLACE OF BIRTH: Warri, Nigeria
OCCUPATION: a retired Polish footballer who played as a striker.
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Though Nigerian by birth, Olisadebe became a Polish citizen in 2000 and was selected by the Poland national team. He scored eight goals in ten qualification matches as coach Jerzy Engel’s team reached the 2002 FIFA World Cup, their first since 1986, gaining one vote for 2001 FIFA World Player of the Year. He netted their second of three goals in a victory over Norway on 1 September which confirmed qualification
Olisadebe scored Poland’s first goal of their 2002 FIFA World Cup campaign in a 3–1 victory against the United States in Daejeon in the last group match, however Poland did not progress to the second round and Olisadebe would not score again for Poland.