Author Profile - John Utaka

Author of: From Africa to Wembley (Goal! series).

John Utaka is a Nigerian footballer who played for Portsmouth from 2007-2011, followed by Montpellier in France. He is the older brother of Peter Utaka, who plays for a Danish side.

He played in the 2006 African Cup of Nations, in which Nigeria placed third, and was part of the Nigerian national team that participated in the 2010 World Cup.

The John Utaka Foundation helps to educate and empower children in marginalised communities.