Innocent Emeghara

  • Date of birth : 27/05/1989
  • Position : Forward
  • Country : Switzerland Switzerland
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Innocent Emeghara

Innocent Emeghara

Clubs: FC Winterthur, Grasshopper-Club

Under-21 debut: 1-1 v Ukraine (09/02/2011)

Senior international debut: 2-2 v England (04/06/2011)

• The Nigerian-born forward burst on to the scene in Switzerland with 17 goals in 28 second-tier appearances for Winterthur in 2009/10.

• Moved on loan to Grasshoppers, where he utilises his lightning pace as a central striker or right winger, for 2010/11.

• Starts the finals with four goals in three U21 matches, having only acquired a Swiss passport in October 2010; rewarded for his prolific form with a late cameo in Switzerland's UEFA EURO 2012 qualifier against England this month.

Last updated: 14/06/11 14.55CET

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Innocent Emeghara
  • Position: Forward
  • Date of birth (Age): 27/05/1989 (28)
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Squad number: 0
  • Club: Ermis ( CYP)

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Europa League (Play-offs)
    19/08/10: FCSB 1-0 Grasshoppers
  • National team: UEFA European Football Championship (Qualifying round)
    04/06/11: England 2-2 Switzerland

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Switzerland U-2151

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Europa League
Last updated: 19/09/2017 20:41 CET