Football Development in Sapele, Delta State From 1980 Till Date

Football advancement in Sapele, proceeded in the last part of the 1980’s the point at which some eminent youth clubs were shaped.

One of such club was the K.B Stars, which was shaped in 1988 and exclusively financed by Chief K.B Omatseye. A few eminent players that came from K.B Stars included: Andrew Aikomogbe, Destiny Iyonu (late), Oke Mariere, Femi Coker and Jerome Ezeoba. Another Youth club that acquired conspicuousness then, at that point, was the Pedro stars Football club.

It appeared in 1988 and created any semblance of: Daniel Odedede, Jerome, Ike Ibe and Elvis Eruje. It was under the tutelage of Coach Daniel Evumena previous Falconet and Falcons of Nigeria Head mentor.

Brilliant Stars football club was another adolescent club which acquired conspicuousness in 1988. One remarkable player that came from their position was Erivona Idahosa.

At last, Athletico De Miren football club turned into a commonly recognized name in the lovely city of Sapele during the pinnacle of grassroots football (1986-1995), and they won a few homegrown shrubs.
They had some gifted football player like Godwin Ovieghara, Emmanuel Ovieghara, Martins Ewerebo and Paul Akpokere in their positions.

The club stayed in presence till 1995 when Mr. Larry Kubeinje came to Sapele to carry football to spotlight and in this manner started the introduction of Urhiapele F.C.

In 1996, Urhiapele F.C won the Delta State League to turn into the primary club from Sapele to win the prize since its beginning.

The club had the option to accomplish this striking accomplishment because of a sound specialized seat which was then guided by Coach Solomon Ovieghara and the work of venturesome player resembles Faith Igbayo, Elvis Eruje, Ike Ibe, Godwin Ovieghara, Erivona Idahosa, Cyril Emujuagbe and a large group of others. เว็บพนันบอล UFA

Following the club won the State association, more than 18 of its players protected proficient agreement with some Pro League groups in Nigeria.

In 2008 after the transfer of Delta United of Warri from Pro to Amateur division, a space was given to Sapele to play in the Amateur division, and this opening was taken over by Okpe United F.C of Sapele which till date stays the main beginner football club in Sapele.

Notice should be made of some other youth groups which exuded in the 80’s/mid 90’s, however never acquired a lot of unmistakable quality. Top on the rundown was Emeka United which was then situated in Amukpe sapele and were under the tutelage of Coach Chikodi Onuoha and John Okokoyo. The group brought out ambitious striker-Freeborn Itejeri to spotlight who later joined KB Stars and in the end turned into a vital individual from the Aba Millionaire club (Enyimba F.C) in the 2004-2006 seasons.

It is anyway dismal to take note of, that every one of the young people Clubs in Sapele have blurred into obscurity, because of absence of sponsorship from both general society and private areas and gross authoritative defects.
On a brilliant note, Sapele has the fortunate standing of creating the main FIFA identification arbitrator in the then Bendel State in the individual of FIFA Daniel Aghante (Black Arrow).

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