Remember Peter Osaze Odemwingie, Check Out His Recent Look and That of His lovely Wife.
Good morning everyone, How is your day going? Hope all is going as planned. When talking about the most skillful and popular Nigerian footballer of the 21st century, Peter Odemwinge could surly be on the podium.Peter Osaze Odemwingie simply known as Osaze Odemwinge was born 15 July 1981, is a retired Nigerian professional footballer who played as a forward and winger. Odemwingie grew up in Uzbekistan and Russia and began his career with Bendel Insurance in the Nigeria Premier League. He then earned
Why Many Still Wonder What Dudu-Orumen is Doing in Benin City
By Ikeddy ISIGUZO IT is not for nothing that he relishes being called the sports aficionado. What do you make of someone who was watching official football matches, as a boy, before Vipers of Benin became Bendel Insurance? Or discusses football with a punctiliousness that litters data, dates, and darts along the way? He can put you on trial for mixing up a date. How do you cope with discussing sports with him when he draws from different fountains of evidences – literature, literacy, and personal participation?
Football: Nigerian League cup winners from 1972 till date.
The Nigerian league cup was originated in the year 1972, is the highest cup in Nigeria, it play by 20 clubs and 38 games every season, many people around Nigeria and beyond are enjoying watching Nigerian football matches, and they are playing well. There many clubs that won Nigerian league cup from 1972 till date, that is what we are going to be looking at now. 1972 Mighty Jets 1973 Bendel Insurance 1974 Rangers International 1975 Rangers International 1976 IICC Shooting Stars 1977 Rangers International 1978
This Renovated Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Edo, is Telling us that Nigeria Can still Work
Photo credit: Jack Obinyan Edo state government has turned back the hands of time with the wholly renovation of its sport amphitheater---which the Ogbemudia stadium has come to epitomize over its 50-year history. Spurred by the need to provide an international standard sporting arena to host the multifaceted Nigerian Sports Festival, Governor Obaseki came clutch with a complete turnaround of the once neglected stadium. The project which started out with a plan to have the stadium fully covered across all p
After Retiring From Football, See Photos Of The New Sport Odemwingie Now Plays.
Peter Odemwingie is one of the best talents to play for Nigeria, very skillful, he dazzled defenders anyhow he pleased. Though born in Uzbekistan to a Russian mother and Nigerian father, Osaze chose to play for Nigeria and he wants his children to do so too. The winger scored 10 goals for the super eagles in 63 appearances and 125 club goals in 414 appearances. He represented clubs like Bendel Insurance where he started his professional career, Lille, Locomotiv Moscow, Westbrom, Stoke City and finally, ended
10 people you never knew played for Bendel Insurance FC
Bendel Insurance Football Club is a soccer club based in Benin City, Nigeria. Nicknamed "the Vipers of Benin". The club was formed in 1972 by Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia, Bendel Insurance was one of the founding members of the Nigerian Premier League. Their venue is Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium which is a 12,000 capacity stadium. The club was plagued by financial and ownership crisis but in August 2008, the ownership crisis was settled and the Edo State government took control of the club till date. Over the years,
The saddest day in the history of Bendel Insurance!
Gerry Osahon Bendel Insurance had drawn the first leg away in ‘Oyaounde,’ that was how the taxi driver who was the de facto leader of the unofficial fan club in my neighbourhood in Benin pronounced the name. It was 1-1 if I recall correctly, and so the mood was a buoyant one for the return fixture at the famous Ogbe Stadium (Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium). This was in 1980. Many of the great players who were members of the ’78 squad that trounced IICC and Rangers en route winning the Challenge Cup of that
SHAIBU: I will Play till I Am 65 Years Old
The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Rt Hon Philip Shaibu has declared that he is hoping to carry on playing till he gets to 65 years of age, reports Wole Opatola. Making this declaration at the novelty game organised as part of the activities marking his 50th birthday over the weekend, the Deputy Governor who has been playing in the Nigerian league for Bendel Insurance for a couple of seasons now, vowed to keep going for a very long time to come. "Yes with God giving me the strength and my bone still very s
NNL: Bad Weekend for Edo State Teams.
The Nigeria National League entered week 2 over the weekend with two teams from Edo State conceeding late in the game to surrender all 3 maximum points to their opponents away from home. Bendel Insurance conceeded an injury time goal away to Bayelsa United in Yenagoa to lose the game 0-1 while Dynamite Force of Iyamho also suffered the same fate away to Go Round FC in Omoku as an 86th minute goal was all it took for the Edo State representatives to go down despite fighting tooth and nail to return home with
Lightening Fails To Strike Twice As Bendel Insurance Pip Rovers of Calabar.
Edo State football club, Bendel Insurance Saturday evening secured a hard fought 1-0 victory over visiting Rovers of Calabar in the ongoing Nigeria National League. The match which was played inside the sports complex of the University of Benin was settled by a 45th minute penalty awarded to Bendel Insurance for a foul on a goal bound attacker by a Rovers of Calabar defender and Daniel Johnson a central defender for the home team neatly converted his kick to keep Bendel Insurance FC 1-0 up at half time. The