Otedola, Chukwu and plight of national heroes
Mr. Femi Otedola’s graciousness to pay a whopping fifty thousand dollars for the medical treatment of national football hero Christian Chukwu...
Nigerian sport - Never been this bad
These are very dreary times for Nigerian sports. For those of us that have been a part of several generations, the pain is deep. I was an active participant at the highest level from the mid 1970s when Nigerian sports were on a global ascendancy, when Nigeria started an authentic dominance of Africa in…
Chukwu may be flown to England next week to continue his treatment
Ailing former Green Eagles captain, Christian Chukwu may be flown to England next week to continue his treatment.This is as Chairman of Forte Oil, Chief Femi Otedola yesterday made good his promise to ensure that the ailing former Super Eagles coach, Christian Chukwu bounced back to his feet.
Enugu government did not abandon me, says Chukwu
Former Super Eagles Chief Coach, Christian Chukwu, yesterday, said Enugu State government has not abandoned him, as the government has continued to pick his hospital bills. Speaking from his ‘Mary room’ sick bed at Nikea Hospital, Enugu, Chukwu said his health has continued to improve by the day, disclosing that initial reports of his abandonment…
Chukwu not a destitute abandoned to his fate, says Enugu government
A new twist was brought into the Christian Chukwu health saga yesterday when the Enugu State government accused those seeking for financial help for former Super Eagles coach of trying to paint the state in a bad light.
Naira rains on Chukwu as family contemplates next move
The words in the national anthem, ‘The labour of our heroes past shall never be in vain’ have been aptly demonstrated by the response of Nigerians to the plight of former national team captain and coach, Christian Chukwu.
Nigerians solicit support for ailing Christian Chukwu as NFF weighs in
Former Nigeria Captain, ‘Chairman’ Christian Chukwu is going through one of his worst spells since he quit active football in 1981. The 1980 African Nations Cup winning captain has been bedridden by an undisclosed ailment, which has limited his ability to move by himself. He needs help, up to the tune of $50,000, quickly. Already,…
Bitrus Bewarang – Forgotten hero of USA ’94
Last Monday night was another memorable day in the annals of Nigerian football. 11 of the 22 players that represented Nigeria...