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Frank Onyeka Bio, Age, Career, Stats, Parents, Net-worth & Achievement


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FC Ebedei, Midtjylland and now Brentford are the three clubs that built the extraordinary career of a young boy from Benin City to the pinnacle of European football.

A footballer’s legacy is often defined by his success on and off the pitch either with his club or national team.

While Onyeka has already had his fair share of success in Denmark with Midtjylland, it must be said that he’s on the verge of achieving yet another feat with the Super Eagles having booked their spot in the final against host nation Cote D’Ivoire today.

Frank Onyeka Biography

Frank Onyeka is a Nigerian professional footballer who currently ply his trade with English Premier League side Brentford as a central-midfielder.

Onyeka started his career in Nigeria with FC Ebedei at a very young age, before he moved to Denmark to play for FC Midtjylland having convinced the scout with his talent, strength, stamina and above all his winning mentality.

Aside being a very good and proficient midfielder, he’s also a very versatile player who could play in midfield, defence and on the wing if there’s a need for that.

At Midtjylland, he distinguished himself as one of the important figure in the team with his consistent and breathtaking performances on the pitch, where he didn’t only scored but dazzled the fans with his positional versatility and maturity.

Following his top-notch and consistent performances for the Danish side, he secured a move to newly promoted Premier League side Brentford in 2021 for an undisclosed fee and he has since been with the Bees.

Frank Onyeka Facts & Wiki

Name: Ogochukwu Frank Onyeka

Date Of Birth: January 1, 1998

Place Of Birth: Benin City, Nigeria

Nationality: Nigerian

Height: 6ft 0inch

Age: 26

Position: Defensive Midfielder

Club: Brentford

Parents: Mr & Mrs Jerry Onyeka (Late)

Religion: Christian

Profession: Professional Footballer

Weekly Salary: €25,000

Annual Salary: €1.3 million

Net-worth: $12 million

Current Market Value: €10 million

Social Media Handle: Instagram

Frank Onyeka Parents

Ugochukwu Frank Onyeka was born to the family of late Jerry Onyeka his father, who died of a heart-attack at the age of 54.

Even before the death of his biological, Mr Jerry Onyeka and mother has been very supportive to Frank with his moral support and words of advice to help him navigate his personal and professional career.

Frank Onyeka’s Wife

Mesoma Akaolisa, the wife of Frank Onyeka is a talented engineer who is also known for her fashion sense having been named among the most Fashionable Nigerian WAGs in 2023.

The couples got married in 2023 after Onyeka revealed the heartwarming development through a heartfelt post on his social media page.

Following Onyeka’s brilliant performances at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Cote D’Ivoire, the loving wife and engineer took to her social media page to celebrate and eulogized his husband

Frank Onyeka’s Net-worth & Salary

When Onyeka revealed in his words that “he wanted to make his family comfortable, without the fair of thinking about rent, electricity and food”, it’s means he must work really hard to be able to provide those comfort for them.

Now that they’ve got those things he promised them, let look at the Brentford midfielder net-worth and salary at his current club in the Premier League.

As one of important figure in Thomas Frank’s team, the Super Eagles midfielder currently earns £25,000 per-week at the club while his annual salary is £1.3million.

His market value according to “Transfermarkt” hasn’t changed with the fee still on €10million, but it could change should he sign a new current with the Bees.

Onyeka’s estimated net-worth is reportedly around $12million, and could go beyond that should he extend his contract at Brentford or potentially sign for a new club.

Frank Onyeka’s Club & International Career

Based on the fact that Onyeka is currently part of the Super Eagles’ squad at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Cote D’Ivoire, it is safe to start with his international career with Nigeria.

Onyeka received his first call-up to the Nigerian national team on 22nd September, 2020 in a friendly match against Algeria and Tunisia on 5th, October 2020 in Austria respectively.

The defensive midfielder made his much awaited debut with Nigeria in a 1-0 loss to Algeria and subsequently scored his first goal for the Super Eagles in 2023 against Mozambique.

At club level, ‘Frank the Tank’ as he’s often called by coach Bach Bak and the fans was fortunate enough to have played in the UEFA Champions League with the Danish side FC Midtjylland, where he won a league cup and two Superliga before leaving for Brentford.

Frank Onyeka’s Stats

As a professional footballer who currently plays at the highest level of the game, the Nigeria international has been able featured in over 174-games for both clubs and country.

For the Super Eagles of Nigeria he’s featured in a total of 22-games for the Africa giant and has scored a total of 15-goals for club and country.

Onyeka is currently in Cote D’Ivoire for the Africa Cup of Nations, playing an important role for the Super Eagles with his consistency and reliability on the ball.

Frank Onyeka’s Social Media

In an era where the use of social media is been used positively in everything we do either as a celebrity or not, Frank Onyeka is also well counted among those using social media in a good way.

With a name _frankonyeka and a whooping 107k followers on Instagram, we could say the Brentford midfielder isn’t doing badly in terms of using the social media to his advantage.

If we’re to do a list of most followed Super Eagles players on social media, Frank Onyeka is definitely one of the most followed and active on social media particularly Instagram.

This article was updated 3 weeks ago

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