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Super Eagles debutants – John Ogu

Ugochukwu John Ogu (born 20 April 1988) is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a Midfielder for the Hapoel Be’er Sheva and Nigeria national team

In March 2013, Ogu was called up to the Nigerian national side for a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier. He debuted against Kenya in a 1–1 draw, where he was used as a substitute to replace an injured Victor Moses.[3] On 31 May, Ogu scored his first international goal against Mexico in a friendly game which took place at the Reliant Stadium in Houston. On 9 June, Nigerian coach Stephen Keshi selected Ogu as one of 23 players to participate in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup.

On 18 March 2015, he was called up with 27 other players for the proposed friendly matches against Bolivia and South Africa.

In May 2018 he was named to Nigeria’s preliminary 30 man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

 

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