Emmanuel Okala is 70 today

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Emmanuel Okala is 70 today

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Enugu Rangers v Arochukwu XI at Aggrey Memorial Secondary School grounds Arochukwu - 1972. Emmanuel Okala on the extreme right. Rangers won this match 10-1, but “Arochukwu celebrated scoring one goal against the monster Okala, and guns were fired in town” - Ogbonnaya Kanu Okoro (Ekpe Aro)- a spectator on that day. Year: 1972. Source: Chief Ogbonnaya Kanu Okoro Charles Ekenemchukwu Okonkwo
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Happy birthday to the best Goalkeeper Nigeria ever had. If I were to rank our all time top 3, it would be

1. Okala
2. Akpeyi
3. Rufai.
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1naija wrote:Happy birthday to the best Goalkeeper Nigeria ever had. If I were to rank our all time top 3, it would be

1. Okala
2. Akpeyi
3. Rufai.
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Is he still living in Nigeria?
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Eaglezbeak wrote:Is he still living in Nigeria?
Yes.
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Pleased to see him aging with grace though I hear he has back problems (age and height related).

Wish Blockbuster and Alhaji could have lived this long.
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Happy birthday to a gentleman and true professional.
How I wish Nigeria could honor her true heroes instead of those who constantly abuse and disgrace our nation.

Again, Happy Birthday to Emmanuel Okala.
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Aswani wrote:Pleased to see him aging with grace though I hear he has back problems (age and height related).

Wish Blockbuster and Alhaji could have lived this long.
Dominic "Alhaji" Nwobodo is still very much alive oh!
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Happy 70th birthday to the 'Gentle Giant'.
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Happy 70th birthday sir. Thank God for his mercies. May you live many more years in divine health and sound mind.

I have good memories of watching you play at the National Stadium, Lagos.
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1naija wrote:Happy birthday to the best Goalkeeper Nigeria ever had. If I were to rank our all time top 3, it would be

1. Okala
2. Akpeyi
3. Rufai.
:lol: You dey look for trouble.
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Happy birthday man-mountain Emmanuel Okala. More blissful years ahead sir.
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Damn.
Just realised we allowed Chairman Christian Chukwu's 70th birthday to pass unmarked on CE in January this year. :(
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Damunk wrote:Damn.
Just realised we allowed Chairman Christian Chukwu's 70th birthday to pass unmarked on CE in January this year. :(
I recollect seeing a video clip of him celebrating with family and friends in an nkwobi joint-like setting. Maybe it was on another platform.
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Tributes from ex-teammates, with the great man reminiscing about old times.
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Legend ...:clap: :clap: To many more years of good health and God's blessings...
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cic old boy wrote:
Aswani wrote:Pleased to see him aging with grace though I hear he has back problems (age and height related).

Wish Blockbuster and Alhaji could have lived this long.
Dominic "Alhaji" Nwobodo is still very much alive oh!
And I wish him many more years in good health. I was referring to Alhaji Muda.
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hbd Okala..
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1naija wrote:Happy birthday to the best Goalkeeper Nigeria ever had. If I were to rank our all time top 3, it would be

1. Okala
2. Akpeyi
3. Rufai.
:rotf: :rotf: :lol: You forgot to add Lemmy Issah & Samuel Okani
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1naija wrote:Happy birthday to the best Goalkeeper Nigeria ever had. If I were to rank our all time top 3, it would be

1. Okala
2. Akpeyi
3. Rufai.
:rotf: :rotf: :lol: You forgot to add Lemmy Issah & Samuel Okani
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Adisboy wrote:
1naija wrote:Happy birthday to the best Goalkeeper Nigeria ever had. If I were to rank our all time top 3, it would be

1. Okala
2. Akpeyi
3. Rufai.
:rotf: :rotf: :lol: You forgot to add Lemmy Issah & Samuel Okani
They were not top 3 .
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1naija wrote:
Adisboy wrote:
1naija wrote:Happy birthday to the best Goalkeeper Nigeria ever had. If I were to rank our all time top 3, it would be

1. Okala
2. Akpeyi
3. Rufai.
:rotf: :rotf: :lol: You forgot to add Lemmy Issah & Samuel Okani
They were not top 3 .
Where does Patrick okala’s younger brother rank
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