Biography Intro: Innocent Melkam is a Nigerian retired footballer who played as a midfielder.
NAME:Innocent Ufoma Melkam
DATE OF BIRTH:26 May 1981
PLACE OF BIRTH: Lagos, Nigeria
CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: In July 1999, he joined SG Wattenscheid 09, a Regionaliga club in Germany where he played for two years. In 2001, he left for Karlsruher SC reserve Oberliga team and earned 10 caps with the professional Bundesliga 2 team.
With the reserve team, he played 76 games and scored 14 goals. In January 2005, he played with SV Langenberg until May 2005 and then moved over to Hammer Spielvereinigung (2005–2007), where he helped them gain promotion into the Oberliga in 2006.
After the 2006–07 season, he moved to China Jia league, but was unfortunate because the club Hohhot Black Horse of Tibet was banned by the Chinese FA for rules violation. He later made a brief switch to Shanghai East FC (Jia league) in February 2008.
Melkam returned to the German league in January 2009 and played a half season for SUS Niederbonsfeld.