Ogochukwu Frank Sosthenes Onyeka was born on the 1st of January 1998, and he is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Brentford and the Nigeria national team.
After the young star moved from Nigerian club FC Ebedei to cooperation club FC Midtjylland in Denmark in January 2016, Onyeka established himself as part of the club, and on 20 September 2017 he made his first-team debut in the Danish Cup in a 7–0 win over Greve Fodbold where he also scored. The young Nigerian talented midfielder, Frank Onyeka, went on to make his Danish Superliga debut for the club a few months later in the club’s 2017–18 campaign in a match against AC Horsens on 9 February 2018. In the club, he also scored, and was a key part in the 2–0 win. As a matter of fact, Onyeka distinguished himself again in the next fixture, on 18 February, against the leading Superliga team from FC Copenhagen, where he scored his second league goal for the club at the right winger position as Midtjylland beat the capital side 3–1. Again the 24-year old was subsequently praised by head coach Jess Thorup for his positional versatility and maturity.
It has been documented that Frank Onyeka made his UEFA Champions League debut in the following season, in Midtjylland’s qualifier against Astana FC on 24 July 2018.
According to the report from BBC, Frank Onyeka, on the 20th of July 2021 signed for newly promoted Premier League side Brentford for an undisclosed fee.
As per the report from the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), frank Onyeka received his first call-up for the Nigeria national team on 22 September 2020 for the friendly matches against Algeria and Tunisia in Austria on 5 and 9 October 2020, respectively. The young star made his debut with the Nigeria national team in a friendly 1–0 loss to Algeria on 9 October 2020.
Frank Onyeka’s height
The Nigerian international midfielder, Frank Onyeka is 6 feet tall. And as per the player’s profile, he is 183 centimetres in height, which gives him a 50/50 chance in duels. Frank Onyeka’s height supports long legs, improving the midfielder’s tackles and passing accuracy. However, it has been noted that despite the challenge of switching to another country, Frank has overcome adversity to be part of the rising talent in football. A worthy mention is how he can transform midfield plays into attacks, making it crucial to set up goals.
Frank Onyeka’s Net Worth
Various research has it that the main source of income is football, other sources are believed to exist, but their detailed information is not currently naked to the media.
And according to the forbes update, Frank’s net worth is estimated to be $ 11 Million as he has been playing (earning from football) since his teenage years and still earns more from the same.
Frank Onyeka Salary
It has been noted that Onyeka is being paid a weekly salary of £32,000 and a yearly salary of £1,664,000. We can calculate how much he is paid per day based on his weekly earning. On daily basis, he earns £4,571.42
Other Facts about Onyeka
Full Name: Frank Oguchukwe Onyeka
Date of Birth: 1st January 1998
Age: 24 years as of February 2022
Zodiac sign: Capricon
Place of birth: Maiduguri, Nigeria
Current residence: West London, United Kingdom
Height in feet: 6 feet, 0 inches
Height in centimetres: 183 centimetres
Weight in kilograms: 70kg
Weight in pounds: 154.3 pounds
Position: Defensive midfielder, a right-wing attacker
Years Active: 2016 to date
Current Club: Brentford F.C.
National Team: Nigeria national team also known as The Super Eagles
Total Professional football appearances: 137
Total professional football goals: 18
Net Worth: $11 million Current
salary per week: $32,000
Current salary per month: $128,000
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