Michael Onwatuegwu
Michael Onwatuegwu
Personal information
Full name Michael Ndubuisi Onwatuegwu
Date of birth June 10, 1987 (1987-06-10) (age 24)
Place of birth Onitsha, Nigeria
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club Persiba Bantul
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005-2009 Persiba Bantul 29 (0[1])
2009 ‎→ Vancouver Whitecaps (loan) 1 (0)
2011– Persiba Bantul
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 October 2009.
† Appearances (Goals).

Michael Ndubuisi Onwatuegwu (born June 10, 1987 in Onitsha, Anambra State[2]) is a Nigerian soccer player, currently playing for Persiba Bantul.



After three years playing in Indonesia with Persiba Bantul, Onwatuegwu joined Canadian club Vancouver Whitecaps of the USL First Division on 13 August 2009.[3]

He made his debut on September 18, 2009, playing 45 minutes in Vancouver's final day 2-1 win over the Cleveland City Stars,[4] but was released by the Whitecaps at the end of the 2009 season.[5]


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