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Theodore Orji, Sports Enthusiast and Advocate, Celebrates 72nd Birthday

Today, sports fans around the world join in celebrating the 72nd birthday of Theodore Orji, a prominent figure in the sports community and a true advocate for the power of athletics.



Today, sports fans around the world join in celebrating the 72nd birthday of Theodore Orji, a prominent figure in the sports community and a true advocate for the power of athletics. Born on November 9, 1950, Orji has dedicated his life to promoting sportsmanship, fostering talent, and creating opportunities for aspiring athletes to excel.

Orji’s passion for sports was ignited at a young age, as he grew up witnessing the transformative impact that athletic endeavors could have on individuals and communities. From humble beginnings, he worked tirelessly to develop his own skills and understanding of various sports disciplines. He firmly believed that sports not only promoted physical well-being but also instilled essential life values such as discipline, teamwork, and resilience.

As Orji gained prominence in the sports world, he channeled his energy and influence into creating avenues for young athletes to thrive. He established sports academies, scholarships, and training programs, ensuring that talented individuals from all walks of life had the opportunity to pursue their dreams. Under his guidance and mentorship, many athletes rose to national and international acclaim, showcasing the immense potential that lies within every dedicated sports enthusiast.

In addition to his efforts in nurturing talent, Orji also recognized the importance of infrastructure and facilities in fostering a vibrant sports culture. He actively campaigned for the development and modernization of sports arenas, stadiums, and training centers, working closely with local authorities and organizations to secure funding and resources. His tireless advocacy led to the transformation of numerous sporting facilities, providing athletes with world-class venues to showcase their skills.

Beyond his contributions to grassroots sports development, Orji also played a significant role in fostering sports diplomacy and international cooperation. He recognized the unifying power of sports, transcending boundaries and bringing people together. Orji served as a bridge between various sporting organizations and federations, facilitating collaborations, and organizing events that promoted cultural exchange and camaraderie.

As Theodore Orji celebrates his 72nd birthday today, his contributions to the sports world are widely acknowledged and celebrated. His unwavering dedication and commitment to promoting sportsmanship, talent development, and infrastructure improvement have left an indelible mark on the sporting landscape. Athletes, officials, and fans alike recognize Orji’s tireless efforts in shaping the future of sports and creating opportunities for generations to come.

As we honor Theodore Orji on his birthday, let us acknowledge the significant impact he has made and continue to draw inspiration from his passion, vision, and unwavering commitment to the world of sports.

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Seamoriow Sports Names Akindele Olagbaju As Technical Director/Technical Consultant of Its Football Academy



UEFA B licensed coach, Akindele Olagbaju will resume in his capacity as Technical Director to the Seamoriow Football Academy beginning from Monday, 11th of September, 2023.

Coach Akindele Olagbaju currently serving as Technical Assistant to the Technical Adviser of Shooting Stars Sports Club, Coach Gbenga Ogunbote was Technical Adviser to the TikiTaka Nigeria Team between 2017 and 2020 and between that time he led the TikiTaka Nigeria Team to two finals, winning one and losing one with his side losing to the Right To Dream U-17 side that paraded Ghanaian International and now Brighton star, Muhammed Kudus who at the time was a rookie and a budding star and who went on to score the only goal that gave Right To Dream victory over the Coach Dele tutored side at the 2017 final of the B-17 Gothia cup final.

Dele Olagbaju, a University graduate of the Obafemi Awolowo University was Technical Adviser to Stationery Stores in 2019 and has worked in different technical and administrative capacities with a number of clubs including as Physical trainer to Sunshine Stars, players and match scout to Lobi Stars, Coordinator of the OSFA academy, amongst others.

He is also credited to have developed a number of players who are now plying their football trade in various top leagues across the globe. Some of the names that have passed through Coach Dele are Alhassan Yusuf who currently plies his football trade with Royal Antwerp, Belgium, Tolulope Ojo, Pyramid FC, Egypt, Bello Babatunde Martins, Future FC, Egypt, Sadiq Awujola, Smouha, Egypt.

Speaking with the media unit of Seamoriow Sports, the CEO of Seamoriow Sports Ltd, Mr Seyi Amos stated that the Academy’s choice was influenced by the rich resume of Coach Olagbaju.

According to Seyi Amos; “Our goal is to raise one of the most talented group of players for our football Academy. We believe in excellence and this is reflected in all what we do, so when we wanted a choice of a technical director and consultant for the Academy, we decided to go for an individual with a track record on youth football development and Dele Olagbaju’s resume clearly fits that ‘

‘We want our football academy to be one of the best from West Africa and by extension Africa in a few years time, so it’s important that the foundation for us to attain that is properly structured which is why we decided to go for an individual with proven record and successes on youth football development and that is why we have settled for him” concluded Mr Seyi Amos.

Coach Dele will resume officially on Monday, 11th with a familiarisation exercise with other members of the technical unit. He will also commence the evaluation of the current crop of players of the Academy.

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Noni Madueke Father Scouts Nigeria For Talents



Chelsea Football Club forward, Noni Madueke’s father (Ifeanyi Madueke) stormed the seren city of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State at the weekend in search of top level and talented Nigerian players on the invitation of Superstars Academy president, Hon. Victor Apugo, who doubles as an NFF Youth Football Development Committee member.

Speaking after a successful hunt, The senior Madueke revealed his delight to be in the country and the quality of talents he has seen but insisted that talent must be marched with hard work.

“I’m happy to be in the country. I’ve been impressed with the quality of facility they have here in Uyo and I’ve also seen some talented players, but they need to put in more hardwork to achieve their dreams. I look forward to being here in November for the Superstars scouting tournament,” said Madueke.

While thanking Madueke for honoring his invitation, Apugo urged him to use his influence and contact to contribute to the discovery and development of talents from Nigeria.

The event held in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State falls in line with Hon. Victor Apugo, vision to play a key role alongside other NFF Youth Football Development Committee members in bringing a positive and fruitful change in youth football development in Nigeria.

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CAF Champions League: Remo Stars FC Arrives Ghana On Board Valuejet Airline



Nigerian giants Remo Stars Football Club landed in Accra early this morning ahead of the tense CAF Champions League meeting with Ghanian top-flight league side,Medeama Sporting Club at the Abrankese Stadium, Tarkwa, Ghana on Sunday Afternoon.

To signify the importance of this fixture, the Skye blue stars landed in Accra on board Valuejet Private jet with a stars studded team as well as the club delegation with the Club President, Kunle Soname.

When the game gets underway tomorrow at the Abrankese Stadium, Tarkwa, Ghana, the coach Daniel Ogunmodede tutored side will hope to start off its campaign on the continent on a brighter note as they eye scalp of the Medeama Sporting Club team.

Remo Stars Ghana based opponent’s, Medeama Sporting Club who has been blowing hot on the internet will eye to condemn it’s Nigerian visitors to a defeat before the return leg in Ikenne, Ogun State in a fortnight.

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