Prince Ubochi marks birthday with novelty match
Everest Ezihe, Owerri
As part of his passion for football, Prince Ubochi has marked his birthday with friendly football match between youthful traders of Omenka Lane and Blessed Lane, Nwaorie Market Owerri.
The much publicized entertainment local derby was held last Tuesday at ST. Paul’s Primary School open field, Owerri and was majestically kicked off by Rotn. Everest Ezihe, Imo State Chairman of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, SWAN.
Ubochi an Owerri based world class designer is also the President of Umueze Ogwa Patriotic Union, UPU Youth’s wing thus prompting HRH Eze Engr. Kenneth Ifeanyi Akuneto (Eze Udo 2) of Umueze Abazu Ogwa Autonomous Community to witnessed the occasion with some members of his cabinet that include Chief Maliki Atufule Kachi (Nkwa Chukwu Kwere Ogwa) , the CEO City Cruiz Hotels, Owerri.
Truely, the football match lived up to its bidding as weeks before the match both lane has been boastful of disciplining each other by optimistically guaranteed winning, however, the hard fighting and spirited Omenka Lane humbled vociferous Blessed Lane by a lone goal (1-0).
The superlative goal achieved through the left flank that made Blessed Lane goal keeper looked stupid also charged the tension soaked overwhelm environment as the celebrant- Prince Ubochi became excited and started sharing drinks.
It was a match to watch and a match to be remembered, both team exihibited skills , mastery of the game and fair play.
Addressing the invitees Prince Ubochi expressed gratitude to God for His grace and mercy upon his life as well as to his parents Chief and Lolo Felix Ubochi ( Ome Udo).
Ubochi further applauded those who honoured his invitation and prayed for their journey mercies.
Highlight of the occasion was cutting of the well designed but beautiful birthday cake by the celebrant as guests were lavishly entertained and there was dance galore.