John Utaka, Nigeria - 42 years

John Utaka, Nigeria has never been the best goal scorer in a league, but he has been part of the top scoring list in Africa Cup of Nations and Ligue 1.

His full name is John Chukwudi Utaka and his most common positions on the football field were striker and winger. He was born in Enugu, Nigeria and today he is 42 years old (birth date 8 January 1982). He has also scored 6 goals in 44 national team matches for Nigeria. In 2018 John Utaka decided to stop with professional football.

John Utaka top scorer list postions

League, Team Season Goals Position Age Winner/leader
 
Ligue 1
2006/2007
11
6 25 Pauleta
 
Ligue 1
2005/2006
11
7 24 Pauleta
 
Ligue 1
2004/2005
12
7 23 Alexander Frei
 
Africa Cup of Nations
2004
2
10 22 Francileudo Santos, Frederic Kanouté, Jay-Jay Okocha, Patrick M'Boma and Youssef Mokhtari

John Utaka hat-tricks

Here you find 3 hat-tricks that John Utaka have scored over the years.

Date and league Match Goals
25 february 2006
Ligue 1 2005/2006
Lyon - Rennes
1-4
3
19', 53', 73'
18 february 2006
Ligue 1 2005/2006
Rennes - Lens
4-1
3
37', 45', 78'
14 may 2005
Ligue 1 2004/2005
Lens - Rennes
5-2
3
28', 42', 59'

Information about John Utaka

Complete name
John Chukwudi Utaka
Player positions
Striker / Winger
Date of birth
8 January 1982
Place of birth
Enugu, Nigeria
Retired
2018
Height
179 cm
National team caps
44
National team goals
6
Source: Wikipedia

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