Aloysius Atuegbu

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Aloysius Atuegbu
Personal information
Date of birth (1953-04-29)29 April 1953
Place of birth Jos, Nigeria
Date of death 25 May 2008(2008-05-25) (aged 55)
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Mighty Jets
Enugu Rangers
Ranchers Bees
National team
1975–1981 Nigeria 60 (?)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of May, 2008

Aloysius Atuegbu (29 April 1953 – 25 May 2008) was a Nigerian football player. Nicknamed "Blockbuster" for his ferocious shots he was a stalwart on the Super Eagles offense from 1975 until 1981, winning 60 caps.

After retirement he got into coaching, including a stint with the Nigeria under-17 national football team. At his death he was coaching Keffi United FC.

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