Francis Uzoho

by John Max Mon Jun,2018
Francis Uzoho
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 5 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Francis Odinaka Uzoho
  • Birth Place Nwangele Imo State, Nigeria
  • Famous Name Francis
  • Net Worth $0.5 Million
  • Salary €1000 per week
  • Nationality Nigerian
  • Ethnicity African
  • Currently Working For Anorthosis Famagusta

A Nigerian professional footballer, Francis Odinaka Uzoho is better known as Francis in the football world. Currently, the player is signed to Cypriot First Division club Anorthosis Famagusta on loan from Deportivo de La Coruña as a goalkeeper. Since 2017, Francis is in the Nigeria national team and has been capped 13 times.

 

Uzoho who represented Nigeria in the FIFA World Cup in Russia has an estimated net worth over $0.5 million.

Francis Uzoho's Net Worth and Endorsement

As of 2019, Uzoho has an estimated net worth over $0.5 million. Presently, he is signed to Cypriot First Division club Anorthosis Famagusta, where he is assumed to earn €1000 weekly.

Furthermore, the star Nigerian player, Francis, earned $4,619 as his weekly wage which is around $240,188 annually through Deportivo La Coruna.  

His current market value is recorded at €1 million.

Apart from earning from his club contract, Francis adds good sum through salary from the national team, sponsorship and endorsement deals.

As per riding, he has a car but has not disclosed its brands. He currently lives in an apartment in Spain.

Francis Uzoho's Personal Life

Standing six feet five inches tall, Francis has kept his personal life under wrap. He has not shared any information about his life to the outer world, including social media sites and the public.

However, back in 2014, he posted a photo with a lady who seems to be his potential girlfriend, but he has not officially confirmed anything regarding it.

Hence, he might be single and unmarried at the moment. 

Francis Uzoho's Early life

Francis was born on 28th October 1998, in Nwangele Imo State, Nigeria. His star sign is Scorpio. By nationality, Francis is a Nigerian and he belongs to African ethnicity.

At the age of 14, Francis began playing football at Qatari Aspire Academy, firstly as a forward, he was converted into a goalkeeper after being deemed at his 12.

Following his 2016 impressive tournament performance, he moved to Deportivo de La Coruna’s Juvenile squad.

Francis Uzoho's Club Career

Deportivo

In 2017, Francis signed his first official football contract with Deportivo and soon started to train with the main team. Ahead of the 2017-18 season, he was promoted to the reserve team. On 10th September 2017, he made his professional debut in a 3-0 Segunda Division B home victory over Real Madrid Castilla.

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On 15th October 2017, Francis made his first team as well as La Liga debut in a goalless draw against SD Eibar. At his 18, he was named the youngest ever foreign goalkeeper to debut in La Liga, and the second youngest player to make an appearance in the league during the campaign, only after Achraf Hakimi.

In February 2019, Francis joined Cypriot club Anorthosis Famagusta, on loan in the search for more first-team football in the run-up 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Francis Uzoho's International Career

At the 2013 FIFA Under-17 World Cup, Francis played for his national side.

In October 2017, he earns his first ever calls up from the Nigeria national team. On 14th November of the same year, he made his international team debut, replacing Daniel Akpeyi in a 4-2 friendly victory over Argentina.

In May 2018, he along with his teammate Elderson Echiejile was named in Nigeria 23 man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

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