Sam Oji – Bio, Net Worth, Death, Cause of Death, Wife, Married, Parents, Family, Nationality, Age, Height, Wiki, Facts, Career, Teams, Health, Kids

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Samuel Udoka Oji was an English Professional football player who played as a centre-back. He started playing football for the youth team of Arsenal in 2000 and played until 2004. He signed a full contract with Birmingham City for the start of the 2004-05 season and began his career at the club. He then played for Doncaster Rovers (loan), Bristol Rovers (loan), Leyton Orient, Hereford United, Ljungskile SK, Tamworth, Limerick, Galway United, Worcester City, Hednesford Town, and Highgate United. On 20 July 2021, he was appointed assistant to Simon Johnson, the new manager of Highgate United. 

On the international level, he hasn’t made any appearances for his country.

What is Sam Oji Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

Where is Sam Oji From?

Samuel Udoka Oji was born on 9 October 1985. His birthplace is Westminster, England. Detail about his parents has been kept secret and not been disclosed yet. He holds British nationality. His horoscope sign is Libra.

Sam Oji Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Arsenal in 2000 and played until 2004. 
  • He signed a full contract with Birmingham City for the start of the 2004-05 season and began his career at the club. 
  • In the 2005-06 season, he spent six weeks on loan at Doncaster Rovers, for whom he made his debut in the Football League on 6 December 2005 in a 1-0 loss against Gillingham FC. During his loan spell at Doncaster Rovers, he made 5 appearances for the club in all the competitions.
  • On 7 February 2006, he made his only first-team appearance for Birmingham in a 2-1 win against Reading in the FA Cup fourth round. During his 2005-06 season, he made only 1 appearance for the club in all the competitions. 
  • On 16 February 2007, he joined Bristol Rovers on a month’s loan, later extended to two months where he made 5 appearances for the club in all the competitions. 
  • On 28 August 2008, he joined Leyton Orient on a month’s loan, later extended to three months. On 8 January 2008, he permanently joined Leyton Orient on a free transfer until the end of the 2007-08 season. During his 2007-08 season, he made 13 appearances for the club in all the competitions as he was released by Orient at the end of the season.
  • On 7 August 2008, he joined League One club Hereford United on a free transfer. After five games for the club, he suffered a knee injury which kept him out of training for four months; he never regained his first-team place and at the end of his short-term contract, in February 2009, he was released. 
  • On 31 March 2009, he joined Ljungskile SK of the Superettan (Swedish second division) after a successful trial. He played only six league games for Ljungskile before leaving in June.
  • In August, he had a trial with Tranmere Rovers, but cruciate ligament injuries suffered while on trials with Turkish Super Liga side Diyarbakirspor and with Leyton Orient kept him out of football for two years.
  • On 21 December 2011, he resumed his career by joining Conference Premier club Tamworth. He made his debut for the club on 1 January 2012 in a 2-2 draw to Alfreton. During his 2011-12 season, he made 13 appearances for the club in all the competitions.
  • On 18 August 2012, he scored his first goal for the club in a 1-0 win over Stockport. During his first half of the 2012-13 season, he made 26 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
  • On 26 August 2013, he signed for League of Ireland club Limerick. He made his debut for the club on 31 August 2013 in a 2-0 away defeat to Sligo Rovers. In his first season, he made 6 appearances for the club in all the competitions.
  • During his 2013-14 season, he made 28 appearances for the club in all the competitions.
  • On 23 February 2015, he signed for Galway United from Limerick. On 6 March 2015, he scored on his debut for the club in a 1-2 loss to Derry City. During his 2014-15 season, he made 23 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals in all the competitions.
  • On 5 August 2016, he signed for Worcester City ahead of the opening fixture of the 2016-17 National League North season where he made 25 appearances for the club in all the competitions.
  • The following summer on 1 July 2017, he moved to Northern Premier League Premier Division club Hednesford Town where he made 41 appearances over the season, of which 38 were in league competition.
  • On 1 July 2018, he signed for Highgate United of the Midland League Premier Division.
  • On 20 July 2021, he was appointed assistant to Simon Johnson, the new manager of Highgate United.
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Sam Oji International Career

  • He hasn’t made any appearances for his country.

Sam Oji Wife

Looking at his personal life, he was a married man. He had the children but he keeps his personal life private so detail about his wife and children has been kept secret and not been disclosed yet.

Sam Oji Height and Weight

Colin Bell stands at a height of 1.85m i.e. 6 feet and 1 inches tall. He has an athletic body build. He has a bodyweight of 89kg. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Sam Oji Cause of Death

On 28 August 2021, he died at the age of 35 after a battle with illness.

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