Dare, NFF, Odegbami, others celebrate Okala at 70
Emmanuel Okala, who was once rated as the best goalkeeper in Africa, was the centre of attention yesterday when the Nigerian football family marked his 70th birthday.
Okala faults Rohr’s attitude to home-based players
Former international, Emmanuel Okala, has expressed disappointment over Coach Gernot Rohr’s refusal to attend Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) match to scout for players
38 years after, Onwana reflects on how juju shattered Spartans’ WAFU Cup dream
In 1982, Spartans of Owerri was one of the hottest football clubs in West Africa. The team, then coached by the late Kelechi Emeteole, was always in the mix of things in the fight for the league title...
Celebrating Babuje - One of the greatest goalkeepers in African football history
The ‘problem’ with Babuje, for that’s what I call Emmanuel Okala, is that he takes everything in life very seriously. I recall our years in the national camp.
Stakeholders, talent scouts, fans throng Awka as 2020 Police Games begin
They came from all walks of life, with varying agenda to the Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka, where the 2020 Police Games was flagged off at the weekend.
Letter to President Muhammadu Buhari
My Captain, ‘Chairman’ Christian Chukwu, MFR, who should have written and signed this letter has passed on that responsibility to me, being his Vice-Captain.
Okala sees bright future for Rangers
Former Green Eagles goalkeeper and member of the great Enugu Rangers side that won the FA Cup competition three times in the mid-1970s, Emmanuel Okala, says the team’s performance against Kano Pillars in Wednesday’s Aiteo Cup...
Okala excited by emerging Super Eagles
Former Green Eagles goalkeeper, Emmanuel Okala says he is satisfied with the performance of the Super Eagles in their back-to-back African Nations Cup qualifier against Libya on Tuesday, adding that the shape of the team has raised hopes of bright future for the side.