The famous ‘C’ Field in Aggrey Memorial College, Arochukwu, will on December 28, literally recognise the old legs that played on the turf several years ago as students. It promises to be sweet reminiscences!
The ‘C’ Field had served as nursery turf where Aggrey students displayed soccer artistry back in the day, from where the likes of ex-Super Eagles star, Torty O. Torty, and ex-Rangers International, Okereke Emesi, emerged. Others, too numerous to mention, hung their boots thereafter, to pursue different careers.
Now they are returning as members of the alumni association for a different purpose: a novelty football game against their unknown female colleagues.
Fans are looking to see the likes of Obinna Onwuchekwa (Six Pounder), Henry Fagbola (Casablanca), Charlie Akweke-Oji (Caesar), Okugo Uwa (Dumbraye), Chima Ibe, Godwin Orji (Isoka), Chikwendu Udensi (Cho-Cho), Bernard Okoli (Soccer Graduate) and Augustine Mbanefo (Bravo), among others, attempt to re-enact their long-lost skills on the pitch.
Even with frail legs, pundits predict an intimidating line-up of the men against their never-capped female opponents. Read more