Uga Okpara gets Best Defender Award

Posted on 21/06/13 by ebfc

Kingfisher East Bengal defender Uga Okpara was voted the Best Defender of I-League.

Okpara was chosen as winners after voting from all the Coaches and Captains of I-League Clubs.

Uga who has been a rock in defence for the red & golds is often termed as the Chinese Wall by the fans. Okpara began his career with Enyimba International FC and captained the team to victories in the 2002 and 2003 African Champions League. For two years, Okpara was the Vice Captain of the Nigeria national beach soccer team and represented the team at FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2005 and 2007. On October, 2009 he switched over to Kingfisher East Bengal and continuing for the red & golds..


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