Kenneth Omeruo

Born: October 17, 1993 (age 22)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Abia State, Nigeria
Nationality: Nigeria Nigerian

Position: Defender
Team: Kasimpasa on loan from Nigeria
Kenneth Omeruo of Nigeria in action during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Group B match between Nigeria and Uruguay at Estadio Octavio Mangabeira (Arena Fonte Nova Salvador) on June 20, 2013
Career History
Youth2010-2012Standard Liege
Senior2012-Chelsea
→ 2014-2015Middlesbrough (loan)
→ 2015-Kasimpasa (loan)
International2013-Nigeria
Sports Mole has 47 articles about Kenneth Omeruo. Articles 1 to 40:
Headshot of Sam Matterface dated August 10, 2015
In Off The Post: Sam Matterface's say on transfer deadline day
Sports Mole columnist and talkSPORT commentator Sam Matterface airs his views on how some of the Premier League clubs fared on transfer deadline day.
Sep 2, 10:50
Kenneth Omeruo of Nigeria in action during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Group B match between Nigeria and Uruguay at Estadio Octavio Mangabeira (Arena Fonte Nova Salvador) on June 20, 2013
Chelsea's Kenneth Omeruo completes loan move
Nigerian international Kenneth Omeruo joins Turkish side Kasimpasa on loan from Chelsea.
Jul 21, 19:43
Sol Bamba of Palermo in action during the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and US Citta di Palermo at Stadio San Paolo on September 24, 2014
Report: Middlesbrough offered Sol Bamba
Middlesbrough have been offered Palermo defender Sol Bamba, according to a report.
Jun 4, 14:59
Middlesbroughs Patrick Bamford celebrates his goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Middlesbrough at DW Stadium on November 22, 2014
Preview: Middlesbrough vs. Wigan Athletic
Sports Mole previews Good Friday's Championship meeting between promotion-chasing Middlesbrough and relegation-threatened Wigan Athletic at the Riverside.
Apr 1, 20:50
Nigeria's defender Kenneth Omeruo (L) fights for the ball with Iran's midfielder and captain Javad Nekounam during a Group F football match
Middlesbrough: On-loan Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo could miss rest of season
Middlesbrough could be without Chelsea loanee Kenneth Omeruo for the rest of the season after he injured his groin on international duty with Nigeria.
Mar 30, 17:04
Boro player Grant Leadbitter in action during the npower Championship match between Middlesbrough and Hull City at Riverside Stadium on October 23, 2012
Team News: Grant Leadbitter, Lee Tomlin return for Middlesbrough
Grant Leadbitter and Lee Tomlin return to the Middlesbrough side against Millwall at the Riverside Stadium.
Mar 3, 19:13
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka during the Capital One Cup First Round match between Oldham Athletic and Middlesbrough at Boundary Park on August 12, 2014
Team News: Five changes for Middlesbrough against Sheffield Wednesday
Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka makes five changes to his side for their Championship match against Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough.
Feb 28, 14:48
Goalscorers Patrick Bamford and Garcia Kike of Middlesbrough celebrate after the FA Cup Fourth Round match against Manchester City on January 24, 2015
Team News: Patrick Bamford drops to Middlesbrough bench
Middlesbrough striker Patrick Bamford drops to the bench for his side's match with Leeds United despite netting his team's equaliser against Birmingham City in midweek.
Feb 21, 11:31
Goalscorers Patrick Bamford and Garcia Kike of Middlesbrough celebrate after the FA Cup Fourth Round match against Manchester City on January 24, 2015
Team News: Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka makes seven changes for Blackpool trip
Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka makes seven changes for their trip to Blackpool.
Feb 10, 19:18
Mark Warburton Manager Of Brentford during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Charlton Athletic at Griffin Park on August 9, 2014
Team News: Brentford unchanged for Middlesbrough clash
Brentford boss Mark Warburton names an unchanged starting lineup for the Championship fixture with Middlesbrough.
Jan 31, 11:57
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka during the Capital One Cup First Round match between Oldham Athletic and Middlesbrough at Boundary Park on August 12, 2014
Mid-season report: Middlesbrough
Sports Mole looks back on Middlesbrough's first half of the Championship season as they eye promotion back to the Premier League under Aitor Karanka.
Jan 7, 18:00
Tomas Kalas of Chelsea in action during the match between Chelsea and Indonesia All-Stars at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium on July 25, 2013
Tomas Kalas to join Middlesbrough on loan?
A report claims that Chelsea defender Tomas Kalas will join Middlesbrough on loan for the rest of the season.
Jan 2, 16:57
Richard Keogh Of Derby County in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Charlton Athletic and Derby County at The Valley on December 14, 2013
Team News: Richard Keogh returns for Derby County against Middlesbrough
Derby County captain Richard Keogh returns to the starting XI for his side's trip to Middlesbrough in the Championship.
Dec 13, 11:33
Watford's Ikechi Anya and Forest's Greg Halford battle for the ball on August 25, 2013
Team News: Ikechi Anya returns for Watford in only change
Watford boss Slavisa Jokanovic makes one change to the side that drew 2-2 with Nottingham Forest in midweek for their Championship clash against Middlesbrough.
Oct 25, 14:37
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka during the Capital One Cup First Round match between Oldham Athletic and Middlesbrough at Boundary Park on August 12, 2014
Team News: Six changes for Middlesbrough
Middlesbrough make six changes for the side that hosts Blackpool in the Championship this evening.
Sep 30, 19:15
Lee Tomlin of Middlesbrough during the Sky Bet Championship match against Leeds United on August 16, 2014
Team News: Middlesbrough bring back quintet for clash against injury-hit Reading
Middlesbrough reinstate Tomas Mejias, George Friend, Kenneth Omeruo, Adam Reach and Kike to their starting XI for today's Championship clash at home to Reading.
Aug 30, 14:44
Patrick Bamford of England during the 2015 UEFA European U21 Championship Qualifying match between England U21 and San Marino U21 at Greenhous Meadow on November 19, 2013
Wolverhampton Wanderers rival Middlesbrough for Chelsea starlets?
Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly looking to rival Middlesbrough for the signings of George Saville and Patrick Bamford on loan this season.
Aug 12, 11:43
Ben Gibson of Middlesbrough in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Middlesbrough at St Andrews Stadium on December 07, 2013
Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson ruled out for a month
Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson is ruled out for up to a month after injuring his hamstring in the club's season opener on Saturday.
Aug 11, 13:02
A general view of Middlesbrough's Riverside Stadium.
Result: Middlesbrough see off Birmingham City threat
Kike and Daniel Ayala are on the scoresheet as Middlesbrough record a 2-0 win over Birmingham City to get their Championship campaign off to a winning start.
Aug 9, 17:02
A general view of The Riverside Stadium ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and Leicester City at the Riverside Stadium on August 3, 2013
Half-Time Report: Daniel Ayala gives Boro half-time lead
Daniel Ayala's header gives Middlesbrough a 1-0 lead against Birmingham City in the Championship.
Aug 9, 15:52
Manager of Middlesbrough Aitor Karanka looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Middlesbrough at St Andrews Stadium on December 7, 2013
Team News: Three debutants for Middlesbrough
Middlesbrough field three debutants in the shape of Tomas Meijas, Kike and Lee Tomlin for their Championship opener against Birmingham City.
Aug 9, 14:17
Paul Caddis of Birmingham City celebrates as he scores their second goal with a header to equalise during the Sky Bet Championship match against Bolton Wanderers on May 3, 2014
Preview: Middlesbrough vs. Birmingham City
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Championship clash between Middlesbrough and Birmingham at the Riverside Stadium as both teams get their new campaigns underway.
Aug 7, 16:11
Middlesbrough's Kenneth Omeruo and Barnsley's Marcus Pederson in action during the Championship match on April 26, 2014
Chelsea's Kenneth Omeruo finalises return to Middlesbrough on season-long loan
Kenneth Omeruo finalises his return to Middlesbrough from Chelsea on a season-long loan.
Aug 6, 10:59
Nigeria's defender Kenneth Omeruo (L) fights for the ball with Iran's midfielder and captain Javad Nekounam during a Group F football match
Kenneth Omeruo returns to Middlesbrough on loan
Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo agrees to return to Middlesbrough on loan during the upcoming campaign.
Jul 21, 18:31
Middlesbrough's Kenneth Omeruo and Barnsley's Marcus Pederson in action during the Championship match on April 26, 2014
Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka confident of re-signing Chelsea's Kenneth Omeruo
Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka says that Kenneth Omeruo wants to return to the club on loan.
Jul 2, 15:23
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
Peter Odemwingie of Nigeria celebrates scoring his team's first goal with teammate Emmanuel Emenike during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group F match between Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina at Arena Pantanal on June 21, 2014
Match Analysis: Nigeria 1-0 Bosnia-Herzegovina
Sports Mole analyses the World Cup Group F match between Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina in Cuiaba.
Jun 22, 01:52
Vedad Ibisevic Bosnia and Herzegovina celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group F match between Argentina and Bosnia-Herzegovina at Maracana on June 15, 2014
Preview: Nigeria vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina
Sports Mole previews the World Cup clash between Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Jun 19, 17:06
Kenneth Omeruo of Nigeria in action during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Group B match between Nigeria and Uruguay at Estadio Octavio Mangabeira (Arena Fonte Nova Salvador) on June 20, 2013
Quartet doubtful for Nigeria's match with Bosnia-Herzegovina?
Nigeria could reportedly be without four of their squad for the match with Bosnia-Herzegovina on Saturday night.
Jun 19, 15:12
 Jean Beausejour of Chile celebrates scoring his teams third goal with Mauricio Pinilla during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group B match between Chile and Australia at Arena Pantanal on June 13, 2014
Championship players at the World Cup: June 18
Sports Mole checks in with the Championship players on show at the World Cup in Brazil.
Jun 18, 20:45
Nigeria team to face Iran on June 16, 2014.
Team News: Victor Moses, John Obi Mikel get starts for Nigeria against Iran
Premier League players Victor Moses and John Obi Mikel are two of the highlight starters in tonight's World Cup group match between Nigeria and Iran.
Jun 16, 19:41
Kenneth Omeruo of Nigeria in action during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Group B match between Nigeria and Uruguay at Estadio Octavio Mangabeira (Arena Fonte Nova Salvador) on June 20, 2013
Long-term Chelsea contract for Kenneth Omeruo
Young Nigerian defender Kenneth Omeruo signs a new four-year contract with Chelsea.
May 28, 18:48
Kenneth Omeruo of Nigeria in action during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Group B match between Nigeria and Uruguay at Estadio Octavio Mangabeira (Arena Fonte Nova Salvador) on June 20, 2013
Nigeria's Kenneth Omeruo thankful for Middlesbrough loan
Nigeria and Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo thanks Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka for playing him regularly during his loan spell at the Riverside this season.
May 20, 13:24
Kenneth Omeruo of Nigeria in action during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Group B match between Nigeria and Uruguay at Estadio Octavio Mangabeira (Arena Fonte Nova Salvador) on June 20, 2013
Team News: Kenneth Omeruo replaces Daniel Ayala for Middlesbrough
Middlesbrough make one change for the visit of Millwall to the Riverside Stadium, while the visitors are unchanged.
Apr 19, 14:33
Kenneth Omeruo of Nigeria in action during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Group B match between Nigeria and Uruguay at Estadio Octavio Mangabeira (Arena Fonte Nova Salvador) on June 20, 2013
Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo could return to Middlesbrough
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka claims that Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo could return to the Riverside next season.
Apr 12, 07:48
Burnley manager Sean Dyche smiles during his team's match against QPR on October 26, 2013
Preview: Burnley vs. Middlesbrough
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between Burnley and Middlesbrough at Turf Moor, where Burnley could secure their promotion with victory.
Apr 10, 16:22
Middlesbrough's Lukas Jutkiewicz in action against Accrington Stanley during their League Cup first round match on August 6, 2013
Result: Nine-man Middlesbrough edge out Birmingham City
Middlesbrough hold on with nine men to defeat Birmingham City 3-1.
Apr 8, 21:49
A general view of Middlesbrough's Riverside Stadium.
Result: Middlesbrough, Leeds United finish goalless
Middlesbrough and Leeds United play out goalless draw at the Riverside Stadium this afternoon.
Feb 22, 14:13
A general view of Middlesbrough's Riverside Stadium.
Half-Time Report: Middlesborough, Leeds United goalless at the break
Middlesbrough and Leeds United play out goalless first half in the Championship.
Feb 22, 13:06
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