By Abuchi Onwumelu
The Awka Diocesan Director of Directorate of Sports, Awka Diocese (DOSAD Sports), and the deputy Director of Fides Communications, Rev. Fr. Coach Obinna Dike, has presented his National Institute for Sports, Lagos Best Student Award (Higher Diploma Coaching) to the Catholic bishop of Awka Diocese, His Lordship Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor.
Presenting the award, Rev. Fr. Coach Dike thanked Bishop Ezeokafor for the opportunity given to him to study in the institute and also for the privilege to head and champion the course of sports administration and development in the Diocese.
Coach Dike, while thanking Bishop Ezeokafor, said the award was presented to him by the Director of National Institute for Sports, Dr. Eke Kingdom Chukwudi, during the 25th Anniversary and Convocation Ceremony of the Institute held at National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, on Sunday, 24th March, 2019.
Congratulating Fr. Dike, Bishop Ezeokafor expressed gratitude to God for the gift of Fr. Dike, even as he urged him to remain focused and steadfast.
It will also be recalled that Fr Dike is also a renowned football referee and has officiated many league matches across the country.