Association football player
|Birth||23 December 1979, Lagos|
Ndubisi Chukunyere (born December 23, 1979 in Lagos, Nigeria) is a former Nigerian footballer who last played for Maltese Premier League side Hibernians, in the capacity of striker.
Chukunyere began his career as a member of Stationery Stores, then moved to Kano Pillars before moving to Malta. He made his international debut for Nigeria when he played in a friendly match against Egypt in Lagos, and was in talks to join the Super Eagles.
In 2001, Chukunyere was named one of the most prolific African scorers in the current European season by the BBC. The following year, he was named Best Foreign Player at the Malta Football Awards. In 2003, a Qatari club attempted to buy Chukunyere but the offer was turned down as his club, Hibernians, had asked for a million dollars.
Now a Maltese citizen, he is in the staff team with Hibernians. He is the father of Junior Eurovision 2015 winner Destiny Chukunyere.