Nigeria has produced a lot of wonderful footballers who have done well for themselves and this write up talks about former youth international Solomon Okoronkwo.
Solomon Ndubisi Okoronkwo was born 2 March 1987 who most recently played for BSV Rehden.
The 33 year-old was discovered in 2004 by FIFA agent Marcelo Houseman, who got his guardianship and took him to Hertha BSC. In October 2004, his agent recommended Okoronkwo to coach Samson Siasia and he was fundamental for Nigeria's U-20 qualifying for the African Youth Championship in Benin 2005.
He was also on the Nigerian Under 23 team that won silver at the 2008 Beijing Olympics under Samson Siasia.
Okoronkwo was called up for his first senior cap in October 2008 by Nigeria coach Shaibu Amodu.
On 28 January 2011, Okoronkwo moved to Aalesund in the Norwegian Premier League.
He featured at different levels for the Nigeria including the Nigeria U17, Nigeria U20, Nigeria U23 as well as the national team of Nigeria.
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