I started my football career as a striker. My friends still call me Davor Suker – John Ogu


Super Eagles and Hapoel Be’er Sheva midfielder John Ogu in order to get closer to his fans on social media took questions from several of his Twitter followers which further revealed unknown facts about the cultured left-footed midfield maestro.


Ogu who had previously been voted Nigeria’s friendliest football star on social media by footballlive.ng in 2018 further proved that the highly authoritative website was right with its ranking.

Ogu reacted to most of the questions asked with utmost sincerity and footballlive.ng picked some of the best questions and replies that showed the softer side of the combative midfielder.

Q: @CoachUdofia. “If you’re to take a winning penalty at the 95th minute and it will be with your right foot, how many % do you think you’d score from the penalty spot?”

A: John Ogu. 40%

Q: @OnwuliJide. “You have a great relationship with your followers. Are you this warm in real life?”

A: John Ogu. “Haaa I am even more. I so wish to meet my followers all in person. Like sit and gist and merry”

Q: @MrFrosh8 “You are very passionate whenever you sing the Nigeria National Anthem even if you are on the bench. What’s the motive behind it?”

A: John Ogu. “I love my country and the people. Our National anthem reminds me of them all. It motivates me to do well while playing because when we win, it makes them happy.”

Q: @Justifiedd19. “Do you think you can still play in the NPFL when you near retirement?

If yes, which team would you prefer to join?”

A: John Ogu. “I have that in mind. I would love a team in my state.”

Q: @OlanrewajuAja11. “which position did you start your career from?”

A: John Ogu. “A Striker. That why they call me till date Davor Suker”


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