CAF, NFF, Celebrate John Utaka @38
By Amaechi Agbo
Africa football governing body, CAF and NigeriaFootball Federation, NFF, Wednesday celebrated former Super Egales striker, John Ukaka on his 38th birthday.
Both football administrators used their respective Twitter handle to celebrate the Enugu born attacker and former Portsmouth of England player happy birthday.
CAF tweeted “Happy birthday, John Chukwudi Utaka,” and then went on to ask question on the year Ukata was the highest goal scorer in Egyptian league. “Which year did the forward finish on top of the scoring charts of the Egyptian league?” it asked.
On their part, the NFF wished Utaka well on his great day saying “Happy Birthday to @NGSuperEagles striker John Utaka!”.
John Utaka played for Nigeria until 2014 and appeared in two World Cusp in 2002 and 2010. He started four of Nigeria’s six games in the 2006 African Cup of Nations, in which Nigeria finished in third place.
He was the Egyptian League top scorer in 1999–2000 season.