Valentine Ozornwafor (born June 1, 1999) is a professional footballer from Nigeria who plays as a central defender for Ligue 2 club Sochaux on loan from Sporting Charleroi and the Nigerian national team, Super Eagles.
Valentine Ozornwafor Biography
June 1, 1999
Enugu State, Nigeria
Sochaux, Super Eagles
Valentine Ozornwafor was born on the 1st of June, 1999, in Nsukka, Enugu State, which falls in the South-Eastern geopolitical zone of Nigeria.
After making an impression while representing a local team in a friendly matchup with the club, Ozonwafor signed with Enyimba in 2017. On March 3 at Bendel Insurance, he made his first team debut. On March 17, he appeared in his second encounter, which ended in a 0-0 stalemate with Sunshine Stars.
Also, on June 28, 2019, it was revealed that Ozornwafor has agreed to a four-year contract with Galatasaray for an estimated $300,000.
He signed a loan agreement with the Spanish team UD Almera on August 22. On October 6, 2019, Ozornwafor made his league debut when he replaced Jonathan in the second half of a 0-0 away draw against Deportivo de La Coruna. On July 8, 2022, Charleroi purchased Ozornwafor’s rights after the loan and loaned him to Sochaux in France.
In both the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup and the 2019 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations, Ozornwafor played for Nigeria’s under-20 team. He was initially selected for the complete team in March 2019 but only played as a substitute in a friendly match against Seychelles and Egypt. On June 4, 2021, he made his Nigerian debut in a 1-0 loss to Cameroon in a friendly match.
- 2019: Süper Kupa
According to different online sources, Valentine Ozornwafor has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Social Media Handles
Valentine Ozornwafor is very active on social media platforms, most especially on Instagram where he has over 113,000 followers. You can follow him on Instagram through the following handle.
- Instagram: val_james_snr