Uche Okechukwu

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Uchechukwu Alozie “Uche” Okechukwu ( ; born 27 September 1967), also known as Deniz Uygar, is a Nigerian former professional footballer who played as a central defender. "Uchechukwu" is an Igbo name meaning "God´s will". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Uche Okechukwu has received more than 217,959 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Uche Okechukwu is the 4,489th most popular soccer player (down from 4,149th in 2019), the 51st most popular biography from Nigeria and the 14th most popular Nigerian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Uche Okechukwu ranks 4,489 out of 21,273Before him are József Gelei, Joseba Etxeberria, Carlos Manuel, Valdir Benedito, Dietmar Danner, and Tubilandu Ndimbi. After him are Ignacio Calderón, Dragoslav Mihajlović, Lee Kang-in, Esteban Granero, Tony Cascarino, and József Kiprich.

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Among people born in 1967, Uche Okechukwu ranks 295Before him are Dana Vávrová, Pavel Badea, Bruny Surin, Sari Essayah, Aslı Erdoğan, and Cevdet Yılmaz. After him are Mia Sara, Gabriele Muccino, Yılmaz Erdoğan, Judd Apatow, Gil Bellows, and Oleg Tinkov.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Uche Okechukwu ranks 51 out of 309Before him are Dick Tiger (1929), Abubakar Shekau (1974), Finidi George (1971), Ernest Shonekan (1936), Victor Ikpeba (1973), and Sunday Oliseh (1974). After him are Bennet Omalu (1968), Stephen Keshi (1962), Anthony Olubunmi Okogie (1936), Israel Adesanya (1989), Peter Rufai (1963), and Buchi Emecheta (1944).


Among soccer players born in Nigeria, Uche Okechukwu ranks 14Before him are Daniel Amokachi (1972), Obafemi Martins (1984), Kelechi Iheanacho (1996), Finidi George (1971), Victor Ikpeba (1973), and Sunday Oliseh (1974). After him are Stephen Keshi (1962), Peter Rufai (1963), Celestine Babayaro (1978), Taye Taiwo (1985), Victor Boniface (2000), and Emmanuel Olisadebe (1978).