Noah Okafor

Noah Okafor Biography, Career, Age, Height, FIFA 22, Net Worth & Wiki

Noah Okafor, born May 24, 2000, is a Swiss professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Austrian Bundesliga club Red Bull Salzburg and the Swiss national team.

Okafor began his career with the local club FC Arisdorf. He joined FC Basel in 2009 and progressed through all of their junior squads. Okafor signed his first professional deal with his club on January 31, 2018. Noah Okafor represented Switzerland’s U-15 and U-17 teams in a number of international competitions. On May 9, 2018, he made his debut for the U-18 squad, drawing 1–1 with the Italian U-18 team.

Noah Okafor
Noah Okafor

Noah Okafor Bio/Wiki

Birth NameNoah Arinzechukwu Okafor
Nick NameNoah
Age22 years (as in 2022)
ReligionChristianity
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignGemini
Birth PlaceBinningen, Switzerland
Date of BirthMay 24, 2000
NationalitySwiss and Nigerian
ResidenceGermany
Home TownBinningen, Switzerland
HobbiesFIFA 22

Family

Mother's NameNicole Okafor
Father's NameChristian Okafor
BrotherIsaiah, Elijah and one older brother.
SisterSonia Okafor
Noah Okafor with his family

Girlfriends/Affairs

Affairs/GirlfriendsSingle

Marital Status, Wife and Children

Wife/SpouseUnmarried
Marriage DateNone
ChildrenNone

Education

SchoolNot Available
College/UniversityNot Available
Educational QualificationHigh School
ProfessionProfessional Footballer
Brands EndorsedNot Available
Career ManagerNot Available

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.)1.85 meters
Weight (Approx.)85 kgs

Figure Measurements

Chest Size40 inches
Biceps Size14 inches
Waist Size32 inches

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / EthnicityNigerian
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
S*xual OrientationStraight
Dress SizeNot Available
Shoe Size10 U.S.

Favourite Things

Favourite FoodNot Available
Favourite BookNot Available
Favourite ColorsNot Available
Favourite SportFootball
ControversiesNone

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Life of Noah Okafor

Noah Okafor was born on May 24, 2000. He is a Swiss professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Austrian Bundesliga club Red Bull Salzburg and the Swiss national team.

Noah Okafor is one of five children born from his father and mother’s happy marriage. The youngster grew up with his elder sister (Sonia Okafor), one older brother, and two younger brothers (Isaiah and Elijah).

Christian departed Nigeria as a youngster. He did so in order to ensure the future of his unborn children in the face of family adversity. At first, fate put Christian Okafor in Vienna, Austria’s capital. It was difficult for the adolescent to establish himself there. He was in Austria for six months without finding work.

Christian Okafor migrated to Munich, Germany, due to a lack of prospects. Noah Okafor worked really hard in that European nation to become a successful player.

Unfortunately, Christian Okafor did not achieve the success he desired in football. Following his dismal football career, Christian Okafor became a German auto mechanic. Christian Okafor began generating little sums of money in Germany in the mid-1990s.

So he decided to take a vacation to Basel, a city in Switzerland, one day. He met the love of his life, Nicole, by chance there. They fell in love and decided to marry and reside in that location.

Okafor began his career with the local club FC Arisdorf. He joined FC Basel in 2009 and progressed through all of their junior squads. Okafor signed his first professional deal with his club on January 31, 2018. Noah Okafor represented Switzerland’s U-15 and U-17 teams in a number of international competitions. On May 9, 2018, he made his debut for the U-18 squad, drawing 1–1 with the Italian U-18 team.

Personal Life

The Swiss professional footballer is a gentleman who says little about himself. Noah Okafor dislikes the thought of going clubbing since his job schedule does not enable him to transform weekend evenings into days. Noah is a die-hard FIFA aficionado. He enjoys playing FIFA with himself.

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Noah Okafor Net Worth

Noah is a rising star for Switzerland. He has the potential to blow away the world and that his evident form his high market value of over 18 Million Euros just at the beginning of his career. Though his salary is very low, it is expected to skyrocket very soon. His net worth stands at 1.5 Million Euros. He earns about 293,000 Euros per annum.

Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)1.5 Million Euros
Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx)1.3 Million Euros
Annual Salary293,000 Euros
Monthly Salary24,417 Euros
Weekly Salary5,634 Euros
Market Value18.4 Million Euros
Income SourceProfessional Footballer

Football Career

Club Career

FC Basel

Noah Okafor began his career with the local club FC Arisdorf. He joined FC Basel in 2009 and progressed through all of their junior squads. Okafor signed his first professional deal with his club on January 31, 2018.

He made his first-team debut on May 19, 2018, in a home game against FC Luzern. In the 34th minute, he was substituted for the injured Mohamed Elyounoussi by trainer Raphael Wicky, and the game concluded in a 2–2 tie. On 28 July 2018, he scored his first goal for his club in a 1–1 away draw against Xamax in the second round of the 2018–19 season.

Basel won the Swiss Cup in the 2018–19 season under coach Marcel Koller. Basel defeated FC Montlingen 3–0 in the first round, Echallens Région 7–2 in the second round, and Winterthur 1–0 in the round of 16. Sion was defeated 4–2 after extra time in the quarter finals, while Zürich was defeated 3–1 in the semi finals.

Noah Okafor playing for FC Basel
Noah Okafor playing for FC Basel

All of these games were taken place away from home. The final took place on May 19, 2019, at the Stade de Suisse Wankdorf Bern vs Thun. Albian Ajeti scored the opening goal for Basel, Fabian Frei scored the second, and Dejan Sorgi scored for Thun, but Basel won 2–1. Noah Okafor appeared in four cup games, scoring one in the semi-final versus Zürich.

Red Bull Salzburg

Okafor joined Red Bull Salzburg on January 31, 2020. Okafor scored the game’s only goal as Salzburg overcame Sevilla in the Champions League’s last group stage encounter in December 2021. With the victory, Salzburg advanced to the Round of 16 and became the first Austrian team to reach the knockout rounds of the Champions League.

Noah Okafor after scoring a goal for Red Bull Salzburg

International Career

Noah Okafor represented Switzerland’s U-15 and U-17 teams in a number of international competitions. On May 9, 2018, he made his debut for the U-18 squad, drawing 1–1 with the Italian U-18 team.

He made his senior national team debut on June 9, 2019, as a 113th-minute substitute for Harris Seferovic in the 2019 UEFA Nations League third-place game against England. Okafor scored his first international goal for Switzerland on November 15, 2021, in a World Cup qualifying game against Bulgaria, a victory that clinched Switzerland’s automatic qualification to the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Noah Okafor playing for Switzerland

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Noah Okafor FIFA 22

Noah Okafor was born on May 24, 2000. He is currently 22 years old and plays as a Striker for RB Salzburg in Austria. His overall rating in FIFA 22 is 73 with a potential of 83. Okafor has got a 4-star skillmoves rating. He prefers to shoot with his right foot. His workrates are High / Low. Okafor is 1.85 meters tall and weighs an estimated 85 kgs. Currently, Noah Okafor is playing with number 77. His best stats are:

  • Sprint Speed: 92
  • Acceleration: 91
  • Agility: 87
  • Strength: 82
  • Dribbling: 75

Noah Okafor FIFA 22 Stats

Reactions70
Att. Position71
Dribbling75
Acceleration91
Jumping71
Shot Power73
Interceptions20
Heading58
Agility87
Composure63
Ball Control73
Sprint Speed92
Long Passing64
Short Passing68
Stamina72
Strength82

Facts about Noah Okafor

  • Noah was born on the 24th day of May 2000, to his mother (Nicole Okafor), and father (Christian Okafor), in Basel, Switzerland.
  • When Noah was two years old, he began riding a bicycle without training wheels.
  • The boy spent his childhood days alongside his older sister (Sonia Okafor), one older brother, and two younger brothers (Isaiah and Elijah).
  • Noah’s father once fled Nigeria as a teenager. He did that because of family hardship and the quest to secure the future of his unborn children.
  • First, Christian Okafor landed in Austria, the Capital of Austria. Then, he moved to Munich in Germany after six months. He tried his luck at football but could never become a successful footballer. He picked up a mechanic’s job and once he had enough money, he went on a vacation to Basel, Switzerland.
  • Christian met Nicole in Basel, and decided to settle and raise his kids there.
  • Noah holds dual nationality. He is a Nigerian as well as a Swiss citizen.
  • At the age of fifteen, Noah finally left home – to live in the FC Basel apartment building in the Lehenmatt district. For the youngster, it was difficult to leave family so early.
  • During his mid-teenage years, a health problem began affecting the youngster. Noah grew by 10 centimeters within a short period. Similar to England star, Marcus Rashford, having excessive growth overloaded his boy, and it made his bone become inflamed.
  • Noah Okafor’s Rise caused a storm that FC Basel couldn’t handle. The likes of Manchester clubs – City and United wanted his signature. Following his Dad’s advice, the youngster rejected the England move.
  • He loves to play FIFA in his free time.

FAQs

What is Noah Okafor’s age?
Noah is 22 years old.

For which club does Noah Okafor play?
Noah plays for the Austrian Bundesliga club Red Bull Salzburg.

How many goals has Noah scored for Switzerland?
He has scored 2 goals for Switzerland.

Is Noah dating anyone?
Noah is believed to be single.

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