OBI, Okoye Francis




football coach, born December 10 1934, Ihiala, Anambra State; married, seven children; Education: St. Mary's Teachers' Training College, Azara, Owerri, 1950-54; Career: Appointed Di rector ofSports; Chief Football Coach/Tech nical Adviser ofAnambra State Sports Coun cil, Enugu, 1966-84; ChiefFootball Coach, Rangers International FC, Enugu, 1978; Zonal Football Coach for Onitsha, Enugu; MorningStar FC-Onitsha, 1984-87;Premier Breweries, FC-Onitsha, 1988-90; AsesaWarriorsFC-Awka,1992-93;AnambraState Junior Academicals, 1980; Coach/Player, Captain, Aba Giant Killers, ZI, 1952-62; Coach /Player, Nigeria Airways (WAAC) FC Ikeja, Lagos, 1963-66; Player/Former East ern Region'Selected XI, 1957-59; Player/ Nigeria National Team XI, Red Devils, 1958- 62; Arsenal FC, Charlton Athletic Club, Westham United Football Club; Watford City Football Club; Queens Park Rangers Foot ball Club; Wrexham Association Football Club; Swansea City Advanced Football Club; Crystal Palace Football club; Tottenham Hotspurs&ATH Co. Chelsea Football Club; member, Nigeria Football Coaches Associa tion; member, Ex-International Football Players Association; Zonal Representative Sports Welfare Association of Nigeria; Awards: National NFA Bourvita Award for Contributions to Nigeria Football; Zonal Odafa Award for Contributions to Onitsha Football; Sports Writer, Football Coaching/ Clubs Consultancy Services; NFA Professional Football League Match Commissioner.
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