Ogenyi Onazi

Born: December 25, 1992 (age 24)

Height: 5'8" (173cm)
Weight: 11st 7lb (73kg)

Hometown: Jos, Nigeria
Nationality: Nigeria Nigerian

Position: Midfielder
Team: Lazio (no. 23)
Lazio's Nigerian midfielder Ogenyi Onazi fights to win the ball from Chievo Verona's midfielder Alessio Sestu during the Italian Serie A football match Lazio vs Chievo on September 15, 2013
Career History
Senior2012-Lazio
International2012-Nigeria
Sports Mole has 56 articles about Ogenyi Onazi. Articles 1 to 40:
Eddy Onazi of SS Lazio celebrates after scoring the team's first goal during the UEFA Europa League group G match between SS Lazio and AS Saint-Etienne at Olimpico Stadium on October 1, 2015
Report: Birmingham City on verge of deal for Nigeria midfielder Ogenyi Onazi
Birmingham City manager Harry Redknapp confirms that the Championship club are close to signing midfielder Ogenyi Onazi from Trabzonspor.
Aug 10, 17:18
Miroslav Klose of SS Lazio celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match between SS Lazio and AC Chievo Verona at Stadio Olimpico on April 26, 2015
Team News: Miroslav Klose leads Lazio attack against AC Milan
Veteran striker Miroslav Klose leads the line for Lazio as they welcome Serie A rivals AC Milan to the Stadio Olimpico.
Nov 1, 19:06
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Result: Atalanta come from behind to shock Lazio
Alejandro Gomez's late winner completes a second-half turnaround as Atalanta beat Lazio 2-1 in Serie A.
Oct 28, 21:52
Miroslav Klose of SS Lazio celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match between SS Lazio and AC Chievo Verona at Stadio Olimpico on April 26, 2015
Team News: Miroslav Klose returns for Lazio
Miroslav Klose makes his return to the Lazio starting lineup for their Serie A meeting with Sassuolo.
Oct 18, 13:18
Jose Maria Callejon of Napoli celebrates after scoring goal 1-0 during the UEFA Europa League quarter-final second leg match between SSC Napoli and VfL Wolfsburg on April 23, 2015
Team News: Jose Callejon starts up front in a much-changed Napoli side against Lazio
Jose Callejon starts alongside Gonzalo Higuain for Napoli in their Serie A clash with Lazio.
Sep 20, 19:10
Miroslav Klose of SS Lazio celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match between SS Lazio and AC Chievo Verona at Stadio Olimpico on April 26, 2015
Team News: Four changes for Lazio, Bayer Leverkusen unchanged
Lazio make four changes ahead of their Champions League playoff first leg against Bayer Leverkusen at the Stadio Olimpico, while the visitors remain unchanged.
Aug 18, 19:34
Marco Parolo of Lazio celebrates after scoring goal 1-0 during the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and SS Lazio at Stadio San Paolo on May 31, 2015
Result: Late Lazio strikes sink Napoli Champions League hopes
Ogenyi Onazi and Miroslav Klose score in the dying minutes as Lazio edge out Napoli for the final Champions League place.
May 31, 21:49
Chievo's forward Alberto Paloschi celebrates with his teammates during the Italian Serie A football match Lazio vs Chievo on April 26, 2015
Result: Lazio held by Chievo
Chievo fight back to earn a 1-1 draw against Lazio in their Serie A match at the Stadio Olimpico.
Apr 26, 15:54
Lazio's forward from Germany Miroslav Klose celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match Lazio vs Empoli on April 12, 2015
Team News: Wholesale changes for Lazio ahead of Chievo visit
Lazio are forced into making five changes to their side as they welcome Chievo to the Stadio Olimpico in Serie A.
Apr 26, 13:34
Lazio's forward from Germany Miroslav Klose celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match Lazio vs Empoli on April 12, 2015
Preview: Lazio vs. Chievo
Sports Mole looks ahead to this weekend's Serie A match between Lazio and Chievo.
Apr 24, 19:11
AS Roma French coach Rudi Garcia gestures during their Italian Serie A football match against Sampdoria in Rome's Olympic stadium on February 16, 2014
Preview: Roma vs. Lazio
Sports Mole previews the Rome derby between Roma and Lazio.
Jan 9, 17:18
Lazio's Nigerian midfielder Ogenyi Onazi fights to win the ball from Chievo Verona's midfielder Alessio Sestu during the Italian Serie A football match Lazio vs Chievo on September 15, 2013
Liverpool to trade Fabio Borini for Ogenyi Onazi?
Lazio's Ogenyi Onazi could be the subject of a player-plus-cash offer from Liverpool, with the Reds apparently prepared to offer the Italians striker Fabio Borini.
Dec 28, 06:59
Lazio's Nigerian midfielder Ogenyi Onazi fights to win the ball from Chievo Verona's midfielder Alessio Sestu during the Italian Serie A football match Lazio vs Chievo on September 15, 2013
Ogenyi Onazi signs Lazio contract extension
Lazio confirm that midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has penned a two-year contract extension.
Sep 22, 18:53
France's midfielder Paul Pogba celebrates after scoring the first goal during a Round of 16 football match between France and Nigeria at Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 30, 2014
Preview: France vs. Germany
Sports Mole looks ahead to France and Germany's quarter-final World Cup clash at the Maracana.
Jul 2, 17:43
Ogenyi Onazi of Nigeria reacts after a challenge by Blaise Matuidi of France as referee Mark Geiger looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between France and Nigeria at Estadio Nacional on June 30, 2014
Blaise Matuidi escapes punishment for Ogenyi Onazi tackle
FIFA confirms that France midfielder Blaise Matuidi will face no further action for a challenge on Nigeria's Ogenyi Onazi.
Jul 2, 15:09
Ogenyi Onazi of Nigeria reacts after a challenge by Blaise Matuidi of France as referee Mark Geiger looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between France and Nigeria at Estadio Nacional on June 30, 2014
Blaise Matuidi apologises to Ogenyi Onazi for mistimed tackle
France midfielder apologises to Nigeria's Ogenyi Onazi for the challenge that ended his game.
Jul 1, 00:40
Ogenyi Onazi of Nigeria reacts after a challenge by Blaise Matuidi of France as referee Mark Geiger looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between France and Nigeria at Estadio Nacional on June 30, 2014
Stephen Keshi criticises "lenient" referee
Stephen Keshi criticises the performance of American referee Mark Geiger following Nigeria's 2-0 defeat against France.
Jun 30, 20:37
Mathieu Valbuena of France celebrates his team's secong goal on an own goal by Joseph Yobo of Nigeria during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between France and Nigeria at Estadio Nacional on June 30, 2014
Match Analysis: France 2-0 Nigeria
Sports Mole analyses the World Cup last-16 match between France and Nigeria at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia.
Jun 30, 19:50
France's midfielder Paul Pogba celebrates after scoring the first goal during a Round of 16 football match between France and Nigeria at Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 30, 2014
Live Commentary: France 2-0 Nigeria - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text commentary of the World Cup last 16 match between France and Nigeria at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia.
Jun 30, 16:00
Lionel Messi of Argentina scores his team's second goal and his second of the game during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group F match between Nigeria and Argentina at Estadio Beira-Rio on June 25, 2014
Player Ratings: Nigeria 2-3 Argentina
Sports Mole looks at which players impressed during Argentina's 3-2 victory over Nigeria in the World Cup this evening.
Jun 25, 20:44
Nigeria's defender Kenneth Omeruo (L) fights for the ball with Iran's midfielder and captain Javad Nekounam during a Group F football match
Result: Nigeria, Iran stumble to goalless draw
Nigeria and Iran begin their respective World Cup campaigns with a goalless draw in Curitiba.
Jun 16, 21:53
Nigerian Coach Stephen Keshi in the dugout for a FIFA World Cup qualifier in Calabar in November 16, 2013
Half-Time Report: Nigeria, Iran fail to break deadlock
Nigeria and Iran fail to break the deadlock in the first half of their Group F clash in Curitiba.
Jun 16, 21:03
Lazio's Nigerian midfielder Ogenyi Onazi fights to win the ball from Chievo Verona's midfielder Alessio Sestu during the Italian Serie A football match Lazio vs Chievo on September 15, 2013
Ogenyi Onazi refutes match-fixing allegations
Nigeria midfielder Ogenyi Onazi refutes claims that he is involved in fixing matches at this summer's World Cup.
Jun 2, 00:18
Head coach of SS Lazio Edy Reja looks on during the Serie A match between AC Chievo Verona and SS Lazio at Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi on February 2, 2014
Team News: Lazio, Bologna ring the changes on Serie A final day
Both Lazio and Bologna make several changes to their side for their final-day Serie A clash.
May 18, 19:43
Antonio Candreva of SS Lazio celebrates after scoring his openig goal during the Serie A match between AC Chievo Verona and SS Lazio at Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi on February 2, 2014
Team News: Lazio make three changes
Lazio make three changes to their starting lineup for this afternoon's Serie A match against Livorno.
Apr 27, 13:35
Napoli's Gonzalo Higuain celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Lazio during the Serie A match on April 13, 2014
Result: Gonzalo Higuain hat-trick downs Lazio
Gonzalo Higuain scores a hat-trick as Napoli beat 10-man Lazio 4-2 in their Serie A match in Naples.
Apr 13, 16:01
Genoa's Alberto Gilardino celebrates after scoring the equaliser against Udinese during their Serie A match on February 16, 2014
Result: Genoa upset Lazio
Genoa record an unexpected victory against Lazio, beating the Biancocelesti 2-0 at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris.
Mar 26, 22:08
Ogenyi Eddy Onazi of SS Lazio competes for the ball with Daniele Portanova of Genoa CFC during the Serie A match between Genoa CFC and SS Lazio at Stadio Luigi Ferraris on March 26, 2014
Half-Time Report: Genoa, Lazio goalless
The Serie A game between Genoa and Lazio is goalless at half time.
Mar 26, 20:47
Miroslav Klose of SS Lazio celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match between SS Lazio and Cagliari Calcio at Stadio Olimpico on October 27, 2013
Team News: Miroslav Klose returns for Lazio
Miroslav Klose starts for Lazio against Atalanta in this afternoon's Serie A match at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.
Mar 9, 13:53
Nigerian attacker Victor Moses in action against Malawi on September 7, 2013
Result: Mexico, Nigeria play out stalemate
Mexico and Nigeria play out a goalless draw in an international friendly at the Georgia Dome.
Mar 6, 03:38
Lorik Cana of SS Lazio celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match between ACF Fiorentina and SS Lazio at Stadio Artemio Franchi on March 2, 2014
Result: Lazio edge past Fiorentina
Fiorentina fail to take advantage of dropped points from Napoli as they lose 1-0 at home to Lazio.
Mar 2, 22:01
Arturo Vidal of Juventus (R) celebrates scoring the first goal during the Serie A match between Juventus and UC Sampdoria at Juventus Arena on January 18, 2014
Preview: Lazio vs. Juventus
Sports Mole previews Lazio's home clash with Serie A leaders Juventus on Saturday evening.
Jan 23, 17:09
Lazio's Anderson Hernanes is mobbed by teammates after scoring his team's third goal against Udinese during their Serie A match on January 19, 2014
Result: Lazio secure late win at Udinese
Ten-man Lazio come from behind twice to earn a 3-2 victory at Udinese in Serie A.
Jan 19, 13:22
Luca Toni of Hellas Verona FC celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match between Hellas Verona FC and SS Lazio at Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi on December 22, 2013
Result: Hellas Verona hammer Lazio
Luca Toni scores twice as Hellas Verona hammer Lazio 4-1 at home to climb up to fifth in Serie A.
Dec 22, 15:50
Lazio's Felipe Anderson is congratulated by teammate Brayan Perea after scoring his team's second goal during their Europa League group match on November 28, 2013
Result: Lazio through to Europa League knockout stages
Lazio beat Legia Warsaw 2-0 to book their place in the knockout stages of the Europa League.
Nov 28, 20:04
Lazio's Nigerian midfielder Ogenyi Onazi fights to win the ball from Chievo Verona's midfielder Alessio Sestu during the Italian Serie A football match Lazio vs Chievo on September 15, 2013
Lazio's Ogenyi Onazi keen on Premier League move
Lazio midfielder Ogenyi Onazi says that he would jump at the chance of playing in the Premier League, with Liverpool thought to be interested in him.
Nov 19, 14:58
Italy's midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini scores his team's second goal during the International friendly football match between Italy and Nigeria at Craven Cottage in London on November 18, 2013
Result: Italy, Nigeria share spoils in London
Italy and Nigeria play out an entertaining 2-2 draw in an international friendly at Craven Cottage.
Nov 18, 21:37
Italy's midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini scores his team's second goal during the International friendly football match between Italy and Nigeria at Craven Cottage in London on November 18, 2013
Live Commentary: Italy 2-2 Nigeria - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's text coverage of Italy and Nigeria's entertaining share of the spoils at Craven Cottage.
Nov 18, 19:20
Sergio Floccari of SS Lazio celebrates with his team-mates after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Europa League Group J match between SS Lazio and Apollon on November 7, 2013
Live Commentary: Lazio 2-1 Apollon Limassol - as it happened
Sports Mole's text coverage of Lazio's hard-fought Europa League victory over plucky Cypriot side Apollon Limassol.
Nov 7, 19:59
Lazio's Nigerian midfielder Ogenyi Onazi fights to win the ball from Chievo Verona's midfielder Alessio Sestu during the Italian Serie A football match Lazio vs Chievo on September 15, 2013
Team News: Ogenyi Onazi earns Lazio recall, Hernanes dropped
Lazio coach Vladimir Petkovic recalls Ogenyi Onazi after deciding to drop Hernanes for this afternoon's clash with Genoa.
Nov 3, 13:41



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Napoli1311203492535
2Inter Milan1310302591633
3Juventus13101237142331
4Roma1210022381530
5Lazio1291232141828
6Sampdoria1282227151226
7AC Milan136161918119
8Torino134631820-218
9AC Chievo VeronaChievo134541520-517
10Fiorentina135262218417
11Atalanta BCAtalanta134451918116
12CagliariCagliari135081221-915
13Bologna124261115-414
14Udinese124081823-512
15Crotone133371124-1312
16SassuoloSassuolo13328822-1411
17SPALSPAL132471121-1010
18Genoa132381119-89
19Hellas VeronaHellas Verona12138826-186
20BeneventoBenevento130013633-270