Who is Chelsea’s Rio Ngumoha, biography, age, height, parents, contract, position and stats

Who is Chelsea’s Rio Ngumoha, biography, age, height, parents, contract, position and stats

Have a look at the biography, age, height and parents of Rio Ngumoha

Rio Ngumoha is a young and upcoming football talent who is currently set on joining Premier League club Liverpool and leaving Chelsea, find out more about him below.

Chelsea currently have one of the best academies in world football and continue to develop world-class talent.

Who is Chelsea’s Rio Ngumoha, biography, age, height, family, parents, contract, position and stats

Over the years, Chelsea have produced top talents like Reece James, Mason Mount, Levi Colwill, Fikayo Tomori, and Jamal Musiala.

Rio Ngumoha bio

Rio Ngumoha is a young and upcoming English footballer who was born on July 21, 2008. He is regarded as one of the best footballers that Chelsea has ever produced with several top Premier League clubs currently interested in singing Ngumoha. The youngster has often drawn comparisons to Bayern Munich star Jamal Musiala on many occasions. Despite all the heavy interests, Liverpool are currently the only team set on signing him.

Age

Rio Ngumoha is currently 15 years old but his height isn’t known.

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He was born on 2008-07-21 in England but the names of his parents aren’t known. He has both English and Nigerian citizenship due to his parents.

Position

Rio Ngumoha can play as a winger on both flanks as well as an attacking midfielder. However, his best position is as a left winger.

Rio Ngumoha football journey

Ngumoha started out his football journey in the Chelsea youth academy and trained with the first-team at just 15-years-old. Back in October 2023, Ngumoha won the Premier League U16 Nationals ‘Player of the Tournament’ award. The young teenager scored an impressive goal in the final helping Chelsea emerge victorious.

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Earlier this year in January 2024, Ngumoha made his Chelsea U21 debut. He became the club’s third youngest player to do so in the 21st century. Just three months later, he scored a mesmerising solo goal during the U17 Premier League cup final.

Rio Ngumoha is currently a regular starter in the England youth set-up. He notably won the Man of the Match award during England’s U16 victory over Sweden in February 2024. He managed to score a goal and provide two assists. Just like Musiala, Ngumoha has great ability on the feet and has great control in tight spaces.

Rio Ngumoha contract

As of now, Ngumoha is yet to sign his first professional contract with him set to leave Chelsea U18 for Liverpool.

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Rio Ngumoha averaged 12.91 dribbles per 90 with a 63.6% completion rate for England’s U16 side, while averaging 0.84 goals and assists per 90 minutes.

Instagram

Rio Ngumoha has an Instagram account with the handle @rio_ngumoha, where he has over 25.4k followers.

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