Amuneke Conferred with Chieftaincy Title in Eziokele

first_img“Our community could not have been heard and known outside this area if not through Amuneke,” said Eze Osuji.“Through his football career, Amuneke lifted the name of our community. He also ensured that other youths from this area followed suit and earned their living without resorting to vices.”All honoured were Amuneke’s father and Emeka Amajiriaku, founder of ASJ Academy which produced the likes of Chidiebere Nwakali, Kelechi Nwakali and Chukwudi Agor.Aside from winning the 1994 African Player of the Year, having helped the country win the Africa Cup of Nations and participating in the 1994 FIFA World Cup, USA – the 46-year-old led the Golden Eaglets to win the 2015 FIFA U17 World Cup in Chile.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Ex-international Emmanuel Amuneke has been conferred with a chieftaincy title in Eziokele Community in Owerri West Local Government Area, Imo State.The honour was bestowed on him on Tuesday, December 27 as part of events celebrating the sixth anniversary of the community’s creation, as well as the sixth anniversary of the coronation of His Royal Highness, Eze Osuji, Eze Udo 1 of Eziokele Community.Amuneke was conferred with the title of Aka Welitere Mba1 (the hand that promotes the community) by King.last_img read more

Brazil legend Pele in hospital after prostate surgery

first_imgBrazil legend Pele undergoes surgery for a prostate condition after he is admitted to hospital for the second time in six months.The 74-year-old three-time World Cup winner was treated in hospital for a urinary infection in November 2014 after having kidney stones removed.The Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo confirmed Pele was a patient but did not elaborate on his condition.The ex-Santos star scored 77 goals in 91 appearances for Brazil.last_img