Biography Intro: Nwankwo Kanu, OON or simply Kanu, is a retired Nigerian footballer who played as a forward. He was a member of the Nigerian national team. Kanu is a native of Abia State Southeast Nigeria; a member of the Igbo ethnic group; more specifically Aro sub-group. His name, Nwankwo, means Child born on Nkwo market day in the Igbo language.
NAME: Nwankwo Kanu
DATE OF BIRTH: 1 August 1976
PLACE OF BIRTH: Owerri, Imo, Nigeria