Tuesday, 13 July 2010
One to watch
Jonathan Chiedozie Obika (born 12 September 1990) is an English footballer who plays for Tottenham Hotspur as a striker.
Born in Enfield, London, Obika is a product of the Tottenham Hotspur youth system and was the top scorer for the academy side in the 2007–08 season. He made his first team debut in the UEFA Cup on 27 November 2008 against NEC Nijmegen. He also played against Ukrainian side FC Shakhtar Donetsk in the same competition. He signed a more secure contract with the club in January 2009.
Obika grew up in Edmonton and attended The Bishop Stopford's School in Enfield.He is also the cousin of singer and former Fame Academy contestant, Lemar.