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Emeka Nwajiobi

Personal information
Full nameChukwuemeka Nwajiobi
Date of birth25 February 1959(age 57)
Place of birthNibo Awka, Nigeria
Playing positionWinger/Attacking Midfielder
Club information
Current clubRetired

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Emeka Nwajiobi (born 25 May 1959) is a former professional footballer. Emeka had a short footballing career but became a firm favourite with the Luton Town fans in the mid-1980s.

He started out at non-league Dulwich Hamlet in South London before moving to Luton Town in late 1983. he made his debut in 1984 and played until 1987 when a severe injury ended his career. He played in the notorious 1985 Kenilworth Road riot game when spectators from the Millwall enclosure invaded the pitch and damaged the stands prior to the match.

During this period he played four times for the Nigerian national side.

After retirement from football, Nwajiobi pursued a career in pharmacy.

Nwajiobi was followed into football, also at Dulwich Hamlet, by his younger brother Ifeanyi 'Nigel' Nwajiobi.

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