Imo FA present Emmanuel Amunike honorary award

The Imo State Football Association (FA) has given a prestigious honorary membership award to Emmanuel Amunike, according to the Nation Online.

The award were overwhelmingly endorsed by members of Imo Football Association (Imo FA) during their just-concluded 2021 Ordinary General Assembly held in Owerri at the Mini-Conference Hall of Imo State Christians Association of Nigeria (CAN) and was presented by Mazi  Amanze Uchegbulem, the State FA Chairman.

Amunike was represented by Emeka Amajiriaku, the owner of ASJ Academy, Owerri which produced Kelechi Nwakali.

Reverend Dr. Divine Eche was also honoured with Ambassador of Football Excellence award which he described as the best among all the awards he has ever received in life.

Amunike won the 1994 African Cup of Nations with the Super Eagles and represented Nigeria at the World Cup and he was also CAF Player Footballer of the Year in 1994.

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Rev. Dr. Divine Eche, the Imo State Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has been a Chaplain and Spiritual Director of Super Eagles and Enyimba International FC, Aba, a position he divinely held.

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