Kevin Akpoguma Biography, Age, Career and Net Worth

Kevin Akpoguma Biography

Kevin Akpoguma Profile

Name

Akpoguma

Real Name

Kevin John Ufuoma Akpoguma

Age/Date of Birth

25 years (2020), 19 April 1995

Occupation

Football

Nationality

Nigeria, Germany

Club

1899 Hoffenheim

Net Worth

$1 million

Playing Position

Center Back

Kevin John Ufuoma Akpoguma is a German born Nigerian footballer. Akpoguma was born on 19 April 1995, in Neustadt an der Weinstraße Germany. His mother is a German and his father a Nigerian. Prior to joining Nigerian National team Akpoguma represented Germany at different competitions at youth level.

Akpoguma International Career

International Career

Akpoguma started his international career in 2011 playing for Germany at the Under-16, Under-17, Under-18, Under-19 and Under-20 competitions.

In 2014, he played and won the European U19 Championship in Hungary.

In 2015, he captained German Under-20 team for the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand.

In 2018, Akpoguma states interest to switch allegiances and play for the Nigerian side.

In 2020, Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr announced that the German born center back Akpoguma has switched allegiances to play for Nigeria.

In October 2020, FIFA approved the move of Akpoguma to switch country and play for Nigerian National Team.

Akpoguma Club Career

Club Career

After an outstanding performance at the FIFA U-20 World Cup, Akpoguma was signed on loan by Fortuna Düsseldorf, a Division 2 Bundesliga team.

Prior to his transfer to Fortuna Düsseldorf, he played for Karlsruher SC and 1899 Hoffenheim.

In April 2017, Akpoguma was hospitalized after he collided with FC St. Pauli’s Bernd Nehrig in a league match. He suffered a broken neck injury.

In 2017, Akpoguma returned to 1899 Hoffenheim. He made his Bundesliga debut against VfL Wolfsburg replacing Stefan Posch.

In 2019, Akpoguma moved to Hannover 96 on loan.

Akpoguma Net Worth

Akpoguma Net Worth

According to Peopleai, Akpoguma is estimated to worth $1million.

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