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Emmanuel Okala

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Playing position  Goalkeeper
Role  Footballer
1966–1970  Onitsha Red Devils
Height  1.98 m
Years  Team
Position  Goalkeeper
Name  Emmanuel Okala

Emmanuel Okala Emmanuel Okala First Nigerian African Footballer of the year

Full name  Emmanuel Oguajiofor Okala
Date of birth  (1951-05-17) 17 May 1951 (age 64)
Place of birth  Onitsha, Anambra State, Nigeria

Emmanuel Okala (born May 17, 1951) is an ex-footballer who played for the Nigerian national football team from 1972–1980. He won the award for "Footballer of the Year" in 1978 after winning the 1980 African Cup of Nations tournament while representing Nigeria.



  • Footballer of The Year Award – 1978
  • International

  • 1980 African Cup of Nations – 1980
  • References

    Emmanuel Okala Wikipedia

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