Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has on Saturday been conferred a chieftaincy title in Wasimi, Ogun State.
The ex-Eagles goalkeeper trainer was conferred with title of Olunla of Wasimi.
His Royal Majesty, the Oniwasimi of Wasimi, Oba Emmanuel Babatunde Oshuntogun presented the title as a surprise special 1st of May gift to Shorunmu.
The national team hero was accompanied to the palace by the Chairman of the SOCA PTA, Chief Dele Avri, the Head of Sports, Prof. Lee Evans, the Administrator of the school, Mr. Denis Owumi, the Bursar, Mr. Michael Olaniran, amongst others.
Shorunmu starred for the national team at the 2002 FIFA World Cup.
He was brought into the Nigerian national team by coach Clemens Westerhof in 1992.
Shorunmu had also served as goalkeeper coach for Enyimba FC, Heartland FC, and FC Ifeanyi Ubah in the Nigeria Professional Football League.
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