Although very few Nigerians have won the tournament more than once, the experienced football administrator chose the former Super Eagles goalkeeper.
Former Super Eagles star Vincent Enema is the biggest Nigerian ever to play in the Kiev Champions League, Samuel Olatonji. According to Okoko.
After joining Aba Janat from Abu Stars in 2001, the goalkeeper became a key figure in Qadri Ikhana’s Animba team, which ruled Africa in 2003. It was a feat that ended Nigeria’s wait to win the African title.
His excellent performance came in the second round of the final against Ismaili as he made significant savings in refuting Theo Baker. الدراویش
The following year, he was aiming for the Nigerian Professional Football League team to rule the continent for the second time in a row – this time, in the final, negotiating on the way back from Etile du Sahil.
As Al-Ahly and Qaiser Chiefs compete in Saturday’s final the aim The veteran asked the football administrator who is the biggest Nigerian to play in the tournament.
And after considering a number of factors, he chose the winner of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, like former African Player of the Year Emmanuel Amunic and several of his teammates from Animeba, who won the annual football showpiece twice. Was
“It’s really a tough call to make because most of the players in the first edition played a key role in defending the title,” said Oltanji-Okoko. the aim
“However, I will keep my neck out for Vincent Enema. The reason is simple, of all the players who have emerged as champions. He stood the test of time – he talked about his career in Europe and the senior national team. I was doing.
“I think winning the Africa Cup of Nations as well as getting more than 100 caps for the Super Eagles is a big thing for a player who shines in the biggest club competition in Africa.
“In Europe, he did very well during his time at Beni Yuda and Hapoel in Tel Aviv, when he moved to Lego 1 Side Lille.
“The likes of Emmanuel Amonke, Willie Opera, Obina Navaneri and Dale Iyengba, who also excelled in the competition, will not be disrespected. The foundation I gained after my performance with Animema But decided to go to the enema. “
Since Anemba’s victory in 2004, neither Nigerian team has won the competition. Only Heartland came close to winning the Diamond in 2009 – despite losing to TP Mazimbi in the final.