Etim Esin to dazzle at Victor Ezeji Testimonial


Former Super Eagles attacker, Etim Esin has said he will take part in the Victor Ezeji Testimonial to give back to the people of Port Harcourt.
Esin, known as the African Maradona in his day played for Eagle Cement alongside Ezeji in the CAF Champions League in 1998 and has confirmed that he will be in Port Harcourt to honour his former team mate.
“I played with Victor in 1998 and he is one player I like so much because of how he carries himself.
“We need to honour people like Ezeji because of what he has done for the Nigerian League and if the little I can do for him is to be present at his testimonial match and play, then I will do it,” Esin said.
“Also, I played at Eagle Cement for just one season but it was a place I enjoyed and the fans were also good to me so it will be good for me to return there and play some football even though it will be just a novelty match
Etim Esin started his football career at amateur level in the mid-eighties with Oron United and then moved to Calabar Rovers and from there played for Flash Flamingoes and Iwuanyanwu Nationale
He was a member of the Flying Eagles team that played at the FIFA world youth Championships in 1987 before he moved on to Belgium to play for Lokeren where he made 70 appearances and scored 13 goals.
He moved to Lierse Sk playing 30 times and scoring 4 goals.

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