Ex-Super Eagles Midfielder, Emmanuel Ebiede For Burial, May 20


The remains of former Super Eagles midfielder, Emmanuel Ebiede, will be buried in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Saturday, May 20, 2023.

UK-based David Doherty, who contested the presidency of the Nigeria Football Federation last year’s election and had opened an account for donors to assist Ebiede when he was alive made this known to our correspondent.

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“The burial date of Emmanuel Ebiede is out and it’s on May 20,” Doherty revealed.

Ebiede died at the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital on April 14 after suffering Hepatomegaly (enlargement of the liver).

He is survived by a wife and three kids – two in Nigeria and one in Holland.

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Ebiede had two caps for the Super Eagles, making his debut under Serbian Bora Milutinovic in the 1-0 win over Iran in a pre-1998 World Cup friendly January 28, 1998.

At club level, Ebiede joined Belgian First Division side, SC Eendracht Aalst, from boyhood club Sharks of Port Harcourt in 1995.

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In 1997, he moved to SC Heerenveen in the Dutch Eredivisie, before further spells in the United Arab Emirates (1999-2004) and Israel (2006-2008). He then returned home to feature for Bayelsa United and Sharks. He retired in 2011.

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Source: Punch Newspapers


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