Daniel Amokachi

1972 - Today

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Daniel Owefin Amokachi (born 30 December 1972) is a Nigerian football manager and former professional player. As a player he was a forward who notably played in the Premier League for Everton and was part of their 1995 FA Cup winning team, he also played top flight football in both Belgium and Turkey with extended spells at Club Brugge and Beşiktaş. Whilst with Brugge in 1992 he scored the club's first goal in the UEFA Champions League. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daniel Amokachi has received more than 621,299 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Daniel Amokachi is the 2,884th most popular soccer player (up from 3,450th in 2019), the 41st most popular biography from Nigeria (up from 42nd in 2019) and the 8th most popular Nigerian Soccer Player.

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  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.37

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  • 2.51

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among soccer players, Daniel Amokachi ranks 2,884 out of 21,273Before him are Doca, Aleksandr Ponomarev, Mauro Bellugi, Birgit Prinz, Mariusz Lewandowski, and Arturo Torres Carrasco. After him are Marcos Llorente, Kurt Axelsson, Martín Cáceres, Alex Telles, Carlo Annovazzi, and Viktor Kolotov.

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Among people born in 1972, Daniel Amokachi ranks 159Before him are Henrique Capriles, Catherine McCormack, Facundo Arana, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, Big Show, and Maria Mutola. After him are Leslie Mann, Sam Houser, Nek, Ebbe Sand, Junichi Suwabe, and Drea de Matteo.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Daniel Amokachi ranks 41 out of 309Before him are Taribo West (1974), Aliko Dangote (1957), Emmanuel Amunike (1970), Ibrahim Zakzaky (1953), Abubakar Tafawa Balewa (1912), and John Onaiyekan (1944). After him are Obafemi Martins (1984), Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi (1924), Kelechi Iheanacho (1996), Dick Tiger (1929), Abubakar Shekau (1974), and Finidi George (1971).


Among soccer players born in Nigeria, Daniel Amokachi ranks 8Before him are Rashidi Yekini (1963), Victor Osimhen (1998), Nwankwo Kanu (1976), Tijani Babangida (1973), Taribo West (1974), and Emmanuel Amunike (1970). After him are Obafemi Martins (1984), Kelechi Iheanacho (1996), Finidi George (1971), Victor Ikpeba (1973), Sunday Oliseh (1974), and Uche Okechukwu (1967).