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Pascal Ojigwe’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

Intro Nigerian footballer
Is Athlete
Football player
Association football player
From Germany
Nigeria
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth

11 December 1976, Aba, Nigeria

Age 44 years
Star sign Sagittarius
Stats
Height: 176 cm
Weight: 70 kg

Pascal Karibe Ojigwe (born 11 December 1976) is a Nigerian former professional footballer who played as a defender or defensive midfielder. He also holds German citizenship.

Club career

Ojigwe was born in Aba, Nigeria. After a good season with 1. FC Köln in the 1999–2000 2. Bundesliga, Ojigwe moved to Champions League participant and local rival Bayer 04 Leverkusen. The transfer fee was believed to be DM 3.5 million (about €1.75 million) and had been paid to 1. FC Kaiserslautern who only had loaned Ojigwe to Köln. On the occasion of the transfer there had been a huge public argument between then Köln and Leverkusen managers, Johannes Linßen and Reiner Calmund.

Honours

  • UEFA Champions League runner-up: 2001–02
  • Bundesliga: 1997–98; runner-up: 2001–02
  • DFB-Pokal finalist: 2001–02