Ikpeazu swears in Eagles’ former midfielder, Ojigwe, as Abia sports commissioner

Written by on October 28, 2021

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, yesterday, swore-in Tremendous Eagles’ former midfielder, Karibe Ojigwe, because the state’s new commissioner for sports activities. Ojigwe was one of many 27 commissioners that took the oath of workplace in Umuahia.

Whereas swearing within the 44-year-old Ojigwe and his colleagues, Ikpeazu mentioned the brand new commissioners have been chosen to assist and higher the lives of Abia State residents.

A member of the FIFA U-17 World Cup successful crew assembled by Coach Fanny Amun in 1993, Ojigwe started his profession with Enyimba earlier than transferring to Europe after the FIFA cadet match in Japan.

He joined FC Kaiserslautern of Germany in 1995 earlier than transferring to Koln FC on mortgage within the 1999/2000 season. After a return of kind with the Bundesliga 2 aspect, Ojigwe refused to return to his guardian membership and as an alternative moved to Champions League participant Bayer 04 Leverkusen for a switch price of about €1.75 million.

At Leverkusen, he was a part of the squad that narrowly misplaced the 2001/2002 UEFA Champions League ultimate to Actual Madrid in Glasgow. At senior worldwide stage, Ojigwe, who made 17 appearances for the Tremendous Eagles, featured on the Mali 2002 African Cup of Nations through which Nigeria received the bronze medal.

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