… The Warri Raw Talent As A Gift TO The Nigerian, Asian Footballs
Idoghor Emejere Christopher is a Prolific Nigerian winger who began his career at a tender age of eight with the Victory Stars Fc of Warri.
Christopher grew through the cadet age grade before he moved to Ekete United Fc of Delta State in 2016.
After many years of early days of commitment and zeal to launch a career in Football, he put his name on the record book amongst the gale of Nigerian Players who never played in any of the three tiers of the Nigerian Football League before signing for a Professional club side outside the shores of the country.
The pacy Striker arrived the gate of Al Arabi Sports Club of United Arab Emirates in the Asian continent for two weeks of football trials and upon conclusion of the training test, he formally joined the Asian club ahead of the 2019/2020 League Season.
Coming from the background of poor football academy system that is often dominated with lack of facilities, poor coaching methods on arrays of bad football pitches, Idoghor Emejere Christopher put these visible challenges behind and made a bold sensational performance for his first oversea club, where he scored five goals and had eight assists at the end of the season.
On a fair assessment of his debut performance in the middle East, Idoghor Christopher’s speed, shot accuracy and his composure in front of goals tells the story of a referenced point to that of Nigerian international and Nantes of France highly rated Wing Forward Moses Simon’s style of play, whose recent execution for Super Eagles at the 33rd edition of the Africa Cup Of Nations, Played in Cameroon was breathtaking.
Another United Arab Emirates Club side, Al Bataeh Sports Club secured his services after just a season with the Al Arabi Club.
The tall energetic winger, immediately broke into the first team and his work rate in the club attacking set up produced eight goals, seven asists and he was reportedly on the wanted list of many clubs by the summer.
While his sight was on consolidation of his record performance for a dream season debut for Al Arabi SC, another top flight team in the United Arab Emirates, Al Taawon Sc, officially announced his signing through the local press, where he was confirmed as a perfect addition that will add bite and balance to the club attacking depth,but registration delayed process compelled him to be cleared lately for the second round of the 2021/ 2022 season of the United Arab Emirate League.
In the course of National Wire passion to get effective sports reportage last weekened, National Wire learnt from its sources whom the twenty two year old Striker chatted with on wide range of issues relatively limited to his career.
National Wire reports that Christopher who had made five appearances for his present team with three assists so far said he believed that his club Al Taawon would moved out from the relegation zone and finsih the season among the top eight teams in the United Arab Emirates division 1 League where about eight matches are left to play before the season ends on 30th of April,this year.
Speaking about his eligibility to represent Nigeria at the international stage, the wing forward mentioned that his pace and goal scoring technique as essential qualities he would offer to the next set of Nigeria’s dream team seven that would stage a contest against other African nations counterpart anticipating to qualifiers for the Paris 2024 Olympics games.
The Okpara Communitiy-born footballer of the Ethiope East Council area of Delta state also discussed how Football sector can be developed across the twenty five Local Government Areas of Delta State.
He suggested that, authority in charge of sports development should invest on various critical grassroot sports programmes where talents can be discovered and groomed into professional stars through a well structured youth rank system like it is being done in advanced countries.
The Former Al -Arabi attacker also appealed to the Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa to urgently rehabiliate the dilapidated Warri City Stadium, where major sporting events within the South and Central Senatorial Districts of Delta State usually take Place at the twenty thousand capacity sports facility.