Sports

Engr Ezeno Unity Cup Kicks Off in Amesi …Sponsor Promises to Make it an Annual Event

By Jude Atupulazi A football competition among the six communities making up Aguata 1 State Constituency has taken off in Amesi. The competition tagged, ”Ezeno Unity Cup”, according to the sponsor, Engr GOC Ezeno, is aimed at galvanizing the youths of the area towards showcasing their talents and possibly becoming professional footballers. The six communities taking part in the competition ...

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Former Pro Football Player Prepares to Take Final Vows as a Nun

Every single vocation story is different, but Sr. Rita Clare (Anne) Yoches is probably one of the more unusual. Sr. Rita Clare, who this month will profess final vows with the Franciscan Sisters T.O.R. of Penance of the Sorrowful Mother, was a four-time national champion professional football player prior to entering the convent. Yes, that’s American football. (She was a ...

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Football Gives Me Joy- Coach Ezeokafor

By Uche Enem Coach Donatus Uchechukwu Ezeokafor spent 18 years during his active football days in Nigeria. He is from Umuoka Kindred in Nduana village of Aguluzigbo. He was born 10th April and had most of football experiences in Delta state where he spent 17 years before coming down to Anambra State for grass root development in sports. He derives ...

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Fr Ichie Organizes Send off Lunch for Fr Francis Okoye

By Princess Chinecherem Efobi Fr Boniface Ezeoke popularly known as Fr ‘Ichie’ on Sunday, June 24, 2018 organized a Thank You Lunch for Fr Francis Okoye, the immediate past manager of St Michael’s Model Secondary School Nimo at St Theresa’s Parish, Ichida. Fr Okoye led in the Holy Mass. The congregation prayed for his success in his further studies abroad.

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Fr Otioma’s Birthday Unites Enugwu Agidi

By Princess Chinecherem Efobi Friday June 29, 2018 was a memorable day at Enugwu Agidi own of Njikoka LGA of Anambra State as the vicar of St John’s Parish of the town, Rev Fr Peter Paul Anyiam celebrated his birthday cum feastday in style. Fr Anyiam popularly called ‘Otioma’ invited friends and well wishers to a humble football match and ...

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Basket ball and Volley Ball Helped me a lot in Goal Keeping

By Uche Enem Paul Chike Obiakor hails from Umudioka Village in Awka, Anambra State. He was born in Gboko, Benue State on 12th December, 1957. He started his Primary School at St. John’s Catholic School, Gboko, but when the war broke out, he returned to Anambra State and completed his Primary School at St. Faith’s, Awka . Because of sports, ...

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Refereeing is One of My Fears in Football

Cont’d from last edition In this edition, Paul Obiakor, shares with us his fears and professional advice about Football. I hope you enjoy the last part of this article. Are there some moments your regret in Football? Yes. I regret every moment I lost a match especially when I played so well in that match. Also, when our team conceded ...

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Work On Cathedral, Okpuno Tennis Courts Begin

By Efobi Princess Chinecherem With the commissioning of the renovated Nanka Tennis court, the Priests sports fraternity of Awka Diocese on Saturday Feb 24, 2018 at Nanka said its focus is now to begin the renovation of the Cathedral Tennis Court followed by Okpuno . This information which was greeted with cheers from priests was given by Rev Fr Peter ...

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