People

Elkanah Onyeali’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

IntroNigerian footballer
Is Athlete
Football player
Association football player
From Nigeria
Type Sports
Gendermale
Birth

Port Harcourt

Death

11 August 2008, Nigeria

Elkanah Bollington Onyeali (died 11 August 2008) was a Nigerian professional footballer who played as a centre forward for Tranmere Rovers, scoring 8 goals in 13 games in the Football League during the 1960-61 season. Onyeali was one of the first African players to play in England. He also played for the Nigeria national team, scoring 11 goals in as many games between 1959 and 1961.
Onyeali died in August 2008, aged 69.