Nwankwo Kanu is known for being a footballer (soccer in US) for the Nigerian national team. He joined the team in 1994, and eventually went on to become the teams captain. In 2010, Kanu retired from football.
Ajax of Amsterdam
Kanu the Nigerian striker now plays for the English club Porthsmouth.
his club is Portsmouth and his international team is nigeria
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With Internazionale in 1998
Kanu won the Men's Football gold medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics as a member of the Nigerian team that won the tournament.
There are currently two African players in the Arsenal first team. Alexandre Song is a defensive midfielder who comes from Cameroon, and Emmanuel Eboue is a utility right-sided player from the Ivory Coast.Notable former Arsenal players who are African include Emmanuel Adebayor, Kolo Toure, Nwankwo Kanu and Lauren.