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James Obiorah
Personal information
Full name James Chibuzor Oboriah
Date of birth August 24, 1978 (1978-08-24) (age 31)
Place of birth    Jos, Nigeria
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
-1994 Kalba Union
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1994
1995
1995-1998
1998-2001
2001-2004
2003-2004
2004-2005
2005-2006
2006-2007
2007-2008
2008-2009
Kwara Bombers
Enyimba
Anderlecht
Grasshopper Zurich
Lokomotiv Moscow
Cádiz CF (loan)
Chamois Niortais (loan)
Grazer AK
Chamois Niortais
Kaduna United
SC Toulon
020 0(9)
019 0(0)
30 0(6)
14 0(0)
62 (20)
17 0(2)
12 0(4)[2]
05 0(0)[3]
16 0(2)
023 0(1)
11 0(2)[4]   
National team2
1998-2002 Nigeria 03 0(1)[5]

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only and
correct as of 09:41, 13 July 2009 (UTC).
2 National team caps and goals correct
as of July 18, 2006.
* Appearances (Goals)

James Chibuzor Obiorah, born August 24, 1978 in Jos) is a former Nigerian footballer who last plays for SC Toulon.

Career

His previous clubs include RSC Anderlecht, Grasshopper Zurich, Cádiz CF, Grazer AK and Lokomotiv Moscow and he was also loaned to Niort from Lokomotiv Moscow in the 2004/2005 season, scoring 4 goals in 12 games. In 2007 played for Kaduna United F.C., after release from his contract with French Ligue 2 side Niort[6]. In August 2008 joined from Kaduna United F.C. to SC Toulon[7].

International career

Obiorah was the captain of the Nigeria side that reached the quarter-finals of the 1995 FIFA U-17 World Championship and has played for the Nigeria national football team 3 times[8], including being called up for World Cup 2002, scoring 1 goal[9].

References

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