Biography Intro: Godwin Okpara (born September 20, 1972 in Obaku, Imo) is a former football defender. Capped for Nigeria, he was part of the team that participated in the 1998 FIFA World Cup, 2000 Africa Cup of Nations and the 2000 Summer Olympics.
NAME: Godwin Okpara
DATE OF BIRTH: September 20, 1972
PLACE OF BIRTH: Obaku, Imo
OCCUPATION: A former football defender.
CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: Okpara was outstanding at the 1989 U-17 World Championship, and moved to Belgian club Beerschot. After some years of relative success playing for Eendracht Aalst, for instance winning the Belgian Ebony Shoe, he moved to play in France for RC Strasbourg and Paris SG. His second season in the latter club was miserable, making him return to Belgium and Standard Liège. Okpara retired after the 2003-04 season.