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4 May
Henry Nwosu was the poster boy of Nigerian football in the 1980s. The former New Nigerian Bank attacking midfielder was so lethal in attack, both for club and country that every ball he kicked ended in the opponents’ net.
24 Aug 2020
Chairman of Blaugrana Sports Group International Nigeria, Leslie Oghomienor, has joined the call for the renaming of the Lagos National Stadium after former Super Eagles star, Sam Okwaraji...
8 Jun 2020
The mother of late Nigerian football legend Sam Okwaraji, Janet is dead at 83 years old. Janeth Okwaraji's death was confirmed Monday by her eldest son, Patrick. Patrick said Nigeria's sports minister Sunday Dare and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have been informed Janeth's death. Janet Okwaraji was a retired school teacher and proprietress. Patrick…
22 May 2020
• Oghomienor advises athletes on how to beat COVID-19 lockdown Chairman of the Blaugrana Sports Group, promoters of FC Barca Academy Lagos, Leslie Oghomienor, has advised the Federal Government to rename the National Stadium, Lagos as the Sam Okwaraji Stadium, saying the gesture would send a positive message to serving athletes. Speaking after the Blaugrana…
9 Oct 2019
Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha has promised to honour the late former Super Eagles’ midfielder, Samuel Okwaraji, 30 years after he slumped...
13 Aug 2019
He was a rare breed. A footballer, who placed his country above every personal need. That was Samuel Sochukwuma Okwaraji. He was a patriot, who slumped and died on the pitch...
2 Apr 2019
Nonagenarian mother of late footballer, Sam Okwaraji, Madam Janet Okwaraji has urged the Federal Government and other relevant authorities not to abandon the sacrifices his son made for the country, saying they should immortalise him to encourage national sacrifice. Speaking when a delegation from a non-governmental organization, The Compassionate Heart led by Rev. Fr. Frankline…
7 Nov 2016
Pat Okwaraji, brother of the late Sam Okwaraji, an ex-Super Eagles attacker, said the Nigerian government had not proven that the country was worth dying for by its heroes.

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