Swan plans Funeral of Late Rivers United Assistant Coach Okabie

Published on: 25 April 2023

Rivers State Football Coaches Association has announced a valedictory session today in honour of the former assistant coach of Rivers United, Okechukwu Okabie.

In a statement made available to Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Rivers State chapter,Chairman of the Okabie Burial Committee, Eldred Sunju-Abbey stated that the Valedictory Session

is part of a week-long activities lined up to honour the Late Okabie who will be laid to rest on Saturday, April 29.

Today’s Valedictory Session at Number 34, Olozu Street, Elekahia, Port Harcourt by 1pm will precede a Novelty Match between Ex Sharks FC players and Rivers State Football Coaches Association same day at the Sharks Football Stadium by 4pm.

A Service of Songs will be held on Friday, April 28 at the New Covenant Anglican Church, Nzimiro street, Port Harcourt by 5pm in memorial of the deceased while internment and burial service will take place on Saturday , April 29 at the same church.

Late Okechukwu Okabie was a former player for Sharks FC, an assistant coach with Rivers United and a former chairman of the Rivers State Football Coaches Association before his demise on December 22,2022.