Biography Of Nduka Ugbade (Footballer)

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

OCCUPATION: Footballer

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.

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