Former Fulham Under-16 defender Magnus Okuonghae played for Norwich's
Under-19s in their defeat at West Ham on 2nd March 2002. He was
later on the bench for Leicester's Under-19s in their 3-1 defeat
to Norwich on 12th April 2002
Magnus then joined Rushden & Diamonds, playing for their
youth team although he was called up to the bench for their clash
with Cambridge United in January 2003.
Following Rushden's relegation to the Conference at the end of
2005/6 season, Magnus rejected the offer of a new contract and
left the club. After a trial with Gillingham, he joined Aldershot
in the middle of August 2006. Days after he was called up to the
England semi-professional side, he switched to St Albans City
at the end of August 2006 on a non-contract basis. He added a
third Conference club in the season in January 2007 when he joined
Crawley Town. He had made twenty appearances for St Albans.
Maguns was capped by the England National Game XI before joining
Dagenham & Redbridge on 1st June 2007. In February 2009, he
was loaned to Weymouth.
On 1st July 2009, Okuonghae left Dagenham & Redbridge and
signed a 2 year contract with Colchester United.
Sky Sports speculated in January 2012 that Norwich, Charlton,
Burnley, Crystal Palace and Millwall are all keen on Magnus who
had become a regular in the Colchester defence