Sunday Oliseh

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Sunday Ogochukwu Oliseh (born 14 September 1974) is a Nigerian football manager and former player. In his active playing career he played as a defensive midfielder. Physical yet technically gifted, he played for top European clubs including Ajax, Borussia Dortmund and Juventus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sunday Oliseh has received more than 600,740 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Sunday Oliseh is the 3,967th most popular soccer player (down from 3,922nd in 2019), the 50th most popular biography from Nigeria (down from 46th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Nigerian Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 600k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 45.61

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.93

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.94

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among soccer players, Sunday Oliseh ranks 3,967 out of 21,273Before him are Vintilă Cossini, Hennadiy Lytovchenko, Gregorio Blasco, Manfred Schaefer, Krzysztof Warzycha, and Karel Burkert. After him are Peter Taylor, José Naya, Maino Neri, Gusztáv Juhász, Enrique Wolff, and Frank Swift.

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Among people born in 1974, Sunday Oliseh ranks 173Before him are Dušan Petković, Maxim Vengerov, Masi Oka, Oliver Glasner, Alessandro Petacchi, and Nina Persson. After him are Chad Kroeger, Ray Park, Kimbo Slice, André Ooijer, Leslie Bibb, and Julen Guerrero.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Sunday Oliseh ranks 50 out of 309Before him are Kelechi Iheanacho (1996), Dick Tiger (1929), Abubakar Shekau (1974), Finidi George (1971), Ernest Shonekan (1936), and Victor Ikpeba (1973). After him are Uche Okechukwu (1967), Bennet Omalu (1968), Stephen Keshi (1962), Anthony Olubunmi Okogie (1936), Israel Adesanya (1989), and Peter Rufai (1963).


Among soccer players born in Nigeria, Sunday Oliseh ranks 13Before him are Emmanuel Amunike (1970), Daniel Amokachi (1972), Obafemi Martins (1984), Kelechi Iheanacho (1996), Finidi George (1971), and Victor Ikpeba (1973). After him are Uche Okechukwu (1967), Stephen Keshi (1962), Peter Rufai (1963), Celestine Babayaro (1978), Taye Taiwo (1985), and Victor Boniface (2000).