Sam Oji : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Cause of Death

Samuel Udoka Oji was an English professional footballer who played as a centre back know all about him in tis article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Cause of Death

Sam Oji : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Cause of Death
Sam Oji
  Bio
Name Sam Oji
Birthdate ( Age) 9 October 1985
Place of Birth City of Westminster, London, United Kingdom
Nationality English
Marital Status  Married
Spouse/Partner Name not Known
Children yes
Parents Name not Known
Profession English footballer
Net Worth $1 million - $5 million
Last Update August 2021

Samuel Udoka Oji was an English professional footballer who played as a centre back.Oji played in the Football League for Doncaster Rovers, Bristol Rovers, Leyton Orient and Hereford United, and in the Swedish Superettan for Ljungskile SK, before knee injuries kept him out of football for two years. 


He resumed his career with Tamworth of the Conference Premier. He then played in the League of Ireland for Limerick and Galway United and in non-league football for Worcester City and Hednesford Town. Oji joined Highgate United in 2018, and was appointed assistant manager of that club in July 2021.

Early Life and Family

Sam Oji was born in Westminster, London.He is a cousin of UK soul singer Lemar.He began his football career as a youth player at Arsenal.

Sam Oji Wife 

Sam Oji was a married man. He had the Children also but he keeps his personal life private so he never reveal the details aboutt his family on social media.

Sam Oji Net Worth

Samuel Udoka Oji was an English professional footballer who played as a centre backwho has an estimated Net Worth of between $1 million - $5 million in 2021. 

Professional Career

Oji signed a full-time contract with Birmingham City for the start of the 2004–05 season.In 2005–06 he spent six weeks on loan at Doncaster Rovers,for whom he made his debut in the Football League as a second-half substitute against Gillingham.In February 2006 he made his only first-team appearance for Birmingham, as a late substitute in the FA Cup fourth round replay against Reading.

A year later he joined Bristol Rovers on a month's loan, later extended to two months.In the summer of 2007 he had a trial with Southend United,then in August signed for Leyton Orient on a month's loan,later extended to three months.

Oji signed for League One club Hereford United on 7 August 2008.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.

In March 2009 Oji 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, Oji had a trial with Tranmere Rovers,but cruciate ligament injuries suffered while on trials with Turkish Süper Lig side Diyarbakirspor and with Leyton Orient kept him out of football for two years.

Worcester City signed Oji ahead of the opening fixture of the 2016–17 National League North season.The following summer he moved to Northern Premier League Premier Division club Hednesford Town.He made 41 appearances over the season, of which 38 were in league competition,before signing for Highgate United of the Midland League Premier Division in July 2018.Oji was appointed assistant to Simon Johnson, new manager of Highgate United, on 20 July 2021.

Sam Oji Cause of Death

Highgate United released a statement on social media on Friday saying Mr Oji was “extremely ill” but was “still fighting like the warrior that he is”.

Birmingham City FC also paid tribute to their former player, tweeting: “The Club is devastated to hear of the passing of former player Sam Oji, aged 35. The thoughts of everyone at #BCFC are with Sam’s family and friends at this extremely difficult time.”Leyton Orient said it was “deeply saddened to learn the news” of Mr Oji’s death. “Rest in peace, Sam,” it added.