Eugene Asike: What makes Tusker FC defender tick?

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Eugene Asike: What makes Tusker FC defender tick?

Eric Munene 18:58 - 27.05.2024

Pulse Sports details everything you need to know about Tusker FC defender Eugene Asike.

Eugene Asike is a 30-year-old Kenyan footballer who plays for Tusker Fc as a central defender in the Kenyan Premier league.

According to Tusker FC here are some interesting facts you might have not known about 'Mr Cool'.


Asike plays primarily as a centre-back for Tusker FC, but he can start as a right-back as well

Dealing with pressure on and off the pitch

Pressure is an inevitable part of the beautiful game. The Tusker FC number 22 is open-minded and accepts positive criticism while blocking out negative energy to focus on his game.

Playing style

Asike is aggressive off the ball to ensure he steals back possession whereas when on the ball, he is as cool as ice to orchestrate forward plays from the defensive areas.

Most memorable moment at Tusker FC

He recalls winning the double with Tusker FC in 2016 as a historic moment for the team as it had never been done before.

He also holds special 2021 when he was awarded the best defender of the season, a personal accolade that he values a lot.

Inspiration to become a player

Asike mentions that nothing and no one inspired him. He began playing football at the age of six and he has loved the game ever since.

Leisure time

Asike loves listening to live band music, eating out with his friends and enjoying good quality rest.

Football players he looks up to

He looks up to former Chelsea defender Thiago Silva and Real Madrid legend Sergio Ramos for their leadership capabilities and their style of play.

Personal goals

Asike desires to play as many games and be consistent with his performance and help the team finish the season in the best possible position.

Greatest strengths as a football player

Asike explains that the greatest strengths a footballer should possess are intelligence, speed, good reading of the game, leadership, comfort on the ball and aggression.