Francis Uzoho Biography & Profile – His Real Age

Francis Uzoho Biography & Profile – His Real Age
June 22
21:25 2018

How Old Is Francis Uzoho – Super Eagles Goal Keeper?

Who Is Francis Uzoho? Born on 0ctober 28, 1998, Francis Uzoho known simply as Francis in Spain, is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Deportivo de La Coruña as a goalkeeper.

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Francis Uzoho is 19yr-old.

Francis Uzoho was Born in Nwangele, Imo State. Uzoho joined Qatari Aspire Academy in 2013, aged 14; initially a forward, he was converted into a goalkeeper after being deemed “too slow” at the age of 12. In 2016, after impressing on a tournament in Barcelona, he joined Deportivo de La Coruña’s Juvenil squad.

Age rules meant that Uzoho could only become available to sign a contract with Dépor in January 2017; shortly after signing his contract, he started to train with the first team. Promoted to the reserve team ahead of the 2017–18 season, he made his senior debut on 10 September by starting in a 3–0 Segunda División B home win against Real Madrid Castilla.

Uzoho made his first team – and La Liga – debut on 15 October 2017, starting in a 0–0 away draw against SD Eibar. At the age of 18 years and 352 days, he became the youngest ever foreign goalkeeper to debut in La Liga, and the second-youngest player to appear in the league during the campaign, only behind Real Madrid’s Achraf Hakimi.

Francis Uzoho’s age, this is what he looked like in 2013 when he was a 14-year-old in the under 17 camp.

Francis Uzoho International Career

Uzoho represented Nigeria under-17s at the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup. Aged only 14, he was an immediate backup to Dele Alampasu.

In October 2017 Uzoho received his first call-up to the Nigerian senior squad. He made his full international debut on 14 November, replacing Daniel Akpeyi in a 4–2 friendly win against Argentina.

He was named in Nigeria’s 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. By that time he was considered Nigeria’s first-choice goalkeeper


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Francis Uzoho is the second youngest goalkeeper in history to keep a clean sheet at the World Cup; only Li Chan-Myong was younger.

19 years and 237 days old.

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