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Sunday Oliseh

Sunday Oliseh
Complete Name: Sunday Oliseh
Nationality: Nigerian
Place of Birth: Abavo, Nigeria
Date of Birth: 14/09/1974
Height: 183 cm
Weight: 78 kg
National Team: Nigeria
Current Club: RC Genk (Belgium)
Position: Midfielder


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Club career history

RFC Liege (Belgium), Reggiana (Italy), FC Cologne (Germany), Ajax Amsterdam (Holland), Juventus Turin (Italy), Borussia Dortmund (Germany), VfL Bochum (Germany), Borussia Dortmund (Germany), RC Genk (Belgium)


1996 Vainqueur des Jeux Olympiques (Nigeria)
1998 Dutch League Champions (Ajax)
2002 Bundesliga Champions (Borussia Dortmund)
1998 Dutch Cup winner (Ajax)
1999 Dutch Cup winner (Ajax)


Sunday Oliseh (born September 14, 1974 in Abavo, Port Harcourt) is a Nigerian footballer. He has played 40 international matches and scored 2 goals for Nigeria, and played at the Football World Cups of 1994 and 1998. Oliseh is best remembered for scored an amazing goal against Spain in a 1998 Group Stage match. Off a corner kick, Oliseh volleyed the ball from just outside the penalty box to beat Spanish goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta. The goal proved to be the game winner, as Nigeria upset Spain 3-2 and went on to the second round of the tournament. Oliseh also participated in the Olympic gold medal win in 1996, along with stars in the team like Nwankwo Kanu and Wilson Oruma.

A midfielder, Oliseh has played for some of the world's greatest clubs such as Ajax and Juventus. He came back to Belgium in 2005 to play for Racing Genk but he left the club on January 23, 2006 for personal reasons.

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