Ex-super Eagles Players Attend Enyeama’s Father’s Funeral

Former Super Eagles players, Elderson Echiejile, Emmanuel Emenike and several others attended the funeral of Vincent Enyeama’s father, Philip Robin Enyeama.

The former Super Eagles goalkeeper’s father was buried in his village, Efen Ikot Okoro in Ika Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

The deceased, who served at the sports department of the University of Uyo, guiding the football team to several tournaments before his retirement, passed away on 22nd of February after a brief illness at the age of 92.

The colourful burial arrangement started with the opening of the morning house on 1st of July, which started at 10:00 am at his country home in Efen Ikot Okoro, followed by lying in state at the same venue at 7:00 am on 5th of July, and burial at St. Patrick’s Parish, Urua Inyang, Ika LGA Area, Akwa Ibom State.

Enyeama kept goal for Nigeria from 2002 to 2015, belting 101 games, making him one of the Nigeria players with the most caps.


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