Juventus, one of the most successful football clubs in Italy, has had the privilege of having some talented Nigerian players represent them on the pitch. In this article, we will take a closer look at two notable Nigerians who have played for Juventus.
Sunday Ogochukwu Oliseh
Sunday Oliseh, born on 14th September 1974, is a former Nigerian football player and current football manager. Oliseh was a defensive midfielder known for his physicality and technical skills. He had an impressive career playing for top European clubs, including Ajax, Borussia Dortmund, and Juventus.
Oliseh joined Juventus in 1999 and stayed with the club until 2000. During his time at Juventus, he made 19 appearances and scored 1 goal. His contributions were valuable to the team, and he played an important role in the midfield.
Benjamin Onwuachi, a talented Nigerian center-forward, also had a short stint with Juventus. He played for the club from 1st July 2004 to 2nd July 2004. Onwuachi started his career with Reggiana Primavera and later joined Juventus. However, his time at Juventus was brief as he moved to US Salernitana 1919 after just one season.
Onwuachi made 1 appearance for Juventus and scored 1 goal during his time with the club. Although his stay was short, he made an impact and showcased his skills as a striker.
These are two Nigerian players who had the opportunity to wear the famous black and white jersey of Juventus. Sunday Ogochukwu Oliseh and Benjamin Onwuachi both made contributions to the club during their respective times. Their skills and talents on the pitch were recognized, and they left their mark on Juventus history.
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