Artist: Kanu Nwankwo
Nwankwo Kanu is an experienced striker who signed for Portsmouth in the summer of 2006.
He first came to prominence during a spell with Ajax and also played for Inter Milan, Arsenal and West Bromwich Albion before arriving at Fratton Park.
He became a regular in the Pompey first team, scoring twice on his debut against Blackburn Rovers and ending the 2006-07 campaign as the club’s leading scorer, while the following season he netted the winner in the 2008 FA Cup final win against Cardiff City. Kanu is effective in the air and is adept at holding up the ball to bring his colleagues into play.
Kanu has won over 70 caps for Nigeria, for whom he featured in the African Cup of Nations tournament in January 2010 and the World Cup later in the year.