Nduka Ugbade is an assistant coach of the Nigeria under-17 national football team and a former football player.
NAME: Nduka Ugbade
DATE OF BIRTH: 6 September 1969
PLACE OF BIRTH: Lagos State, Nigeria
CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: As a youth player, fresh from St. Finbarrs College Akoka-Lagos, Ugbade was captain of the Nigeria U-16 male soccer team that won the 1985 FIFA U-16 World Championship (later referred to as JVC/FIFA at the following edition after which it metamorphosed to its current name and status -Coca-Cola/FIFA U-17 WC). The event was held in China and brought Ugbade into prominence after Jonathan Akpoborie(5mns) and Victor Igbinoba (80+mns)scored unreplied goals for Nigeria against West Germany, securing what was Nigeria’s and Africa’s first major win in football on the global stage.