Super Eagles Izunna Uzochukwu Faces Deportation From Denmark Despite Having A Girlfriend

Fringe Super Eagles Midfielder Izunna Ugochukwu,  may be deported by the Danish Government if he fails to willingly leave the Scandinavian country within a stipulated time reports.

Izunna according to reports emanating from the Danish Government will have to leave Denmark or face deportation.

Izunna Uzochukwu to leave Denmark or face deportation
Izunna Uzochukwu in the colours of OB Odense

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We gathered that the former Ebedei midfielder gave up his Danish permanent resident permit and CPR in 2018 when he left to join.

In 2018, Izunna switched sides and joined Meizhou Hakka, in the Chinese League; and it was at that time that the Nigerian playmaker was alleged to have dropped his resident permit.

What the Danish Government holds for Izunna Uzochukwu

Despite serious argument by the player that he had a girlfriend and daughter living in Denmark, he was told that the available address of his daughter differed from that of his own.

“I have my girlfriend and my daughter in Denmark, and I have almost lived in the country for 15 years. I feel really bad and I’m really stressed about it. I can’t do anything!” Uzochukwu said to


As a matter of fact, Izunna’s case has even compounded due to the fact that his appeal to the Danish authority has been rejected. The only available option now, is for the Nigerian to leave the country as soon as possible so he can escape being deported.

Meanwhile his several visits to Denmark during his time in with the Chinese club and the Chinese League were classified as holiday visits by the Danish Immigration Board.

“I cannot live in Denmark now, and they are trying to get me out of the country because they have said no to the appeal.

“I don’t think it’s fair, and I’ve been waiting for more than two years. I can’t do anything, and I’ve had offers from other clubs that I’ve had to say no to.”

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Before his move away to China, Izunna had lived in Denmark for about 15 years. During that time we managed over 200 appearances in the Danish Superligaen playing for Danish top flight clubs; FC Midtjylland and OB Odense.

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