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William Okpara Nigeria footballer

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William Nwadinobi “Willy” Okpara (born May 7, 1968 in Lagos) is a former Nigerian football goalkeeper who played more than a decade for South African side Orlando Pirates. CAREER He played for ACB Lagos from 1987 to 1989 and moved to South African side Orlando Pirates. Okpara was the club’s …

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Solomon Alabi Nigeria basketball player

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Solomon Makfan Alabi (born March 21, 1988) is a Nigerian professional basketball player for Toyotsu Fighting Eagles Nagoya of the B.League. He attended Florida State University where he helped them to a third-place finish in the ACC standings and a trip to the NCAA Tournament where they fell to Gonzaga …

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Ali Lamine Zeine Nigeria politician

Ali Lamine Zeine Nigeria politician

Ali Mahamane Lamine Zeine is a Nigerien politician and economist. He was Niger’s Minister of the Economy and Finance from October 2003 to February 2010. After serving as Director of the Cabinet of President Mamadou Tandja, Zeine was appointed to the government as Minister of the Economy and Finance on …

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Mozes Adams Nigeria Footballer

Mozes Adams (born 21 July 1988 in Saminaka) is a Nigerian footballer. Moses plays in the central midfield and last played for KVC Westerlo in Belgium. CAREER He moved on 2 January 2007 from Ranchers Bees to K.V.C. Westerlo. In summer 2012 was released by Westerlo and trained with R. …

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Izunna Uzochukwu Nigeria footballer

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Izunna Arnest Uzochukwu (born 11 April 1990) is a Nigerian professional football midfielder who plays for OB. CAREER Club During the summer of 2013, Uzochukwu was subject to a transfer bid from Valenciennes, but the deal fell through. In July 2015, Uzochukwu signed a three-year contract with Russian Premier League …

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Sunny Ekeh Kingsley Nigeria footballer

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Sunny Ekeh Kingsley (born 9 September 1981) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays for Cypriot club Nikos & Sokratis Erimis as a forward. CLUB CAREER Kingsley in action for Metalurh Donetsk, against St. Pölten. Born in Owerri, Kingsley moved to Portugal in 1998 still as a junior, finishing his …

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Nosa Igiebor Nigeria footballer

Nosa Igiebor Nigeria footballer

Emmanuel Nosakhare Igiebor (born 9 November 1990), commonly known as Nosa Igiebor or Nosa, is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Turkish Süper Lig club Çaykur Rizespor. He was called up to Nigeria’s 23-man squad for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. CLUB CAREER After appearing in …

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Samson Siasia Nigeria footballer

Samson Siasia Nigeria footballer

Samson Siasia (born 14 August 1967) is a Nigerian former football striker and the former head coach of the Nigerian Men National football team (The Super Eagles) from 2010 to October 2011. He was reappointed in 2016. PLAYING CAREER Club career At club level, Siasia most notably played for French …

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Ike Diogu Nigeria-American basketball player

Ike Diogu Nigeria-American basketball player

Ikechukwu Somtochukwu “Ike” Diogu (born September 11, 1983) is a Nigerian-American professional basketball player for the Jiangsu Monkey King of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). FAMILY AND EARLY LIFE Diogu’s parents, natives of Nigeria, moved to the U.S. in 1980 to pursue further education. They later moved from Buffalo, New …

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