Mikel Agu

by Rob 20 Feb,2018
Mikel Agu
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 1 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Mikel Ndubusi Agu
  • Birth Place Delta state, Nigeria
  • Famous Name Mikel Agu
  • Salary €230,000(monthly)
  • Nationality Nigerian
  • Ethnicity Black
  • Currently Working For Nigeria national football team and FC Porto
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Henrietta Omoriege Ogochukwu
  • Children Stefano
  • Girlfriend No
  • Tatto(s) No

Mikel Agu is a Nigerian international footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for National team of Nigeria and Bursaspor on a loan from Porto. The 24-year-old footballer has played for many clubs that include, Porto B, Club Brugge, and Vitoria Setubal.

At the age of 24, he earned his first international cap with the Nigerian national team.

Mikel Agu's Early Life

Mikel Agu was born on May 27, 1993, in Delta State, Nigeria.  His parents are from Enugu. He grew up with his five siblings. At his tender age, Agu played for an academy in Benin, Megapp along with Elderson Echiejile and Issac Success. 

Agu completed his primary education from Benin. He belongs to black ethnicity and holds a Nigerian nationality.

Mikel Agu's Net Worth

Agu's current market value is estimated at € 2.00 million. He rejected an offer from Russian Club, Rubin Kazan that would have paid him €200,000 in a month.

Agu currently receives around €11,000 as a monthly salary from his current club, however, his net worth is yet to reveal. He makes around €800,000 from his salary in a year.

Mikel Agu's Career

Mikel Agu began his career with the Dragon Force and played until 2010. He then played a couple of years for FC Porto U-19 team.

On July 1, 2012, he started playing with Porto B and made his debut against Gil Vicente in a victory 2-1 replacing Josue and became the first Nigerian player to play for the club.

For the Porto B, Agu scored 2 goals in 69 appearances until 2015. Following his brilliant performance, he was promoted to the senior team of Porto by the Paulo Fonseca, manager.

Agu was then sent on loan to Club Brugge for 2015/16 season where he made only two appearances before ending his loan contract. Along with his team, he has been honored with Belgian Pro League(2015-16).

Agu was then loaned to Vitoria Setubal for the 2016-2017 season. He was the member of the team that reached the semi-final in the Taca da Liga. For the team, he played 27 games before the end of the season.

 On August 7, 2017, Agu was loaned to Bursaspor for the 2017-2018 season. Till now, he has scored 2 goals in 11 appearances. As a member of the team, he has been honored with Tournament MVP Coca-Cola in 2009.

Mikel Agu's International Career

Agu was named as the provisional squad for the 2016 Summer Olympic.  On June 1, 2017, he made his international debut under the coach, Gernot Rohr in a win over Togo 3-0.  So far, he has earned 4 caps for the nation. Agu's  style of play is described to have similarities with former Chelsea Player, John Obi Mikel.

Agu was called up along with Moses Simon on November 2017 to play a match against Algeria.

Mikel Agu's Personal Life

Mikel Agu got married to his girlfriend Henrietta Omoriege Ogochukwu at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Asaba after dating for three-years in November 2017. The couple is blessed with a son, Stefano.

The internet is filled with the couple wedding pictures. The wedding was attended by some Super Eagles players. His wife is a graduated from the Theatre Arts from the Delta State University in Abraka.

 

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