Ojigwe, who was a member of the famous Golden Eaglets team that won the 1993 FIFA Under 17 World Cup in Japan, also played for Kaiserslautern, Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Mönchengladbach in the German Bundesliga before returning to Nigeria to play for Enyimba FC.
He played for the following clubs:
1995–2000 1. FC Kaiserslautern
1999–2000 1. FC Köln (loan)
2000–2003 Bayer Leverkusen
2003–2004 Borussia Mönchengladbach
2004–2006 1860 Munich