Super Eagles Player, Paul Onuachu has pointed out some disadvantages of being a tall Player as compared to one who is of Average height.
The 2.01m tall Striker who currently plays for Trabzonspor on Loan from English Championship Club Side, Southampton United in an interview as published by trtspor feels being a Very tall Footballer comes with little advantage compared to a short Footballer who he believes have Greater advantages in terms of Speed, Agility and Rotation.
For example, if you are short, you will probably have important advantages such as speed, agility, fast movement, and fast rotation. I can say that I can do some of these about my own height, but of course not as fast as short players.” He saif
When you are tall, you can get a significant advantage, especially in the dominance of head strokes. I can also be strong and keep the ball more comfortably for the team. In other words, whether you are tall or short, you should do your job by seeing the pros and cons of it and accepting it,” He added.
Paul Onuachu who was overlooked for the Final list of 25 Players for the African Cup of Nations taking place on Côte d’Ivoire this January has featured 13 times for Trabzonspor in the Turkish Superlig, scoring 8 times and Assisting twice