GOUNI Vice Chancellor Pays Tribute to Samuel Okwaraji Who D!ed 33 Years Ago During a Match At The National Stadium
The Vice Chancellor of Godfrey Okoye University Enugu; Rev. Fr Anieke has paid tribute to a late professional footballer, Samuel Okwaraji who slumped and died in a 1990 World Cup qualifier game at the Lagos National stadium in 1989.
The former Nigeria midfielder died at the age of 25 due to congestive heart failure.
Okwaraji was born on May 19, 1964. Apart from being a professional footballer, who played for Nigeria, Okwaraji was also a qualified lawyer who had a masters in international law from the Pontifical Lateran University of Rome.
Christian Anieke is a Nigerian Roman Catholic priest and the founding Vice Chancellor of Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu, Nigeria. Ordained a priest in 2000, he is a professor of English Language and Studies.
From 2006 to 2009, he was Provost of the Institute of Ecumenical Education. He became the Vice Chancellor of Godfrey Okoye University, which is owned by the Catholic Diocese of Enugu in Nigeria, in 2009.
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