Date of birth: 12/12/2003
Club: Nasarawa United
He began his professional football career at Crown FC (Nigeria National League, Nigerian 2nd division), before moving to Sunshine Stars in the NPFL in 2019. At the start of the 2020/21 season, he signed a three-year contract with Nasarawa United.
Season 2018/19 (Crown): 9 appearances, 8 goals. Season 2019/20 (Sunshine Stars): 11 appearances, 3 goals, 463 minutes.
Season 2020/21 (Nasarawa United): 35 appearances, 19 goals, 8 assists, 3,000 minutes. In the season just ended he won the NPFL top scorer with 19 goals to his credit, dragging Nasarawa to 2nd place, valid for qualifying for the CAF Champions League. At the end of this season he was also included in the "NPFL Team of the season". Overall record in the NPFL: 46 appearances, 22 goals, 3,463 minutes, 1 goal every 157 minutes.
Nwankwo is a forward with great energy and agility, who plays boldly and without fear of facing opposing defenders with the ball and chain. Equipped with great muscular explosiveness, speed and speed, he attacks depth very well and is very formidable on the counterattack and with ample space to attack in the open field. He is therefore a thorn in the side for the opposing rearguards. Technically skilled and possessing good ball control and good speed management, he is a very mobile striker who varies throughout the attack and who works a lot for the team, also meeting and binding the game. Dynamic and physically strong, he uses his physicality very well to protect the ball. With a good nose for goals, he proves to be a great opportunist, being ready to turn loose balls that cross the penalty area into the net. Skilled in the aerial game and gifted with a precise shot, he knows how to create the space for the conclusion by evading the marking of the opposing defenders thanks to his ability in dribbling. He also often proves cold face to face with the opposing goalkeeper. He shows good application in the non-possession phase, pressing his opponents with good energy to recover the ball.