Biography Of Peter Utaka (Footballer)

Peter Maduabuchi Utaka is a Nigerian footballer with a Belgian passport who plays for Vejle Boldklub in Denmark. He is the younger brother of fellow professional footballer John Utaka.

NAME: Peter Maduabuchi Utaka

DATE OF BIRTH: 12 February 1984

PLACE OF BIRTH: Enugu, Nigeria

OCCUPATION: Footballer

CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: Born in Enugu, Nigeria, Utaka moved to Croatia as a 16-year-old to play in Dinamo Zagreb after trying his luck at Ismaily where his older brother John was a cult figure and in the United Arab Emirates. In 2003, he moved to Belgium from Dinamo and signed for K. Patro Eisden Maasmechelen of the 2nd division. KVC Westerlo moved to sign him the following season, and in his first season in the top flight and the transfer was worth €250,000.

Belgian Second Division top goalscorer: 2007–08
Danish Superliga top goalscorer: 2009–10
Chinese FA Cup top goalscorer: 2013
J.League top goalscorer: 2016

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