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Iorfa quits Lobi Stars

10 December 2015, 15:03

Makurdi - Lobi Stars Vice Chairman and Technical Director, Dominic Iorfa has brought an end to his meritorious 14 years of service to Benue State.

In a chat with the team's media crew, the former Nigerian international nicknamed The Gazelle or Speedster for his pacy style of attacking, revealed he intends to leave at the end of this month.

The highly travelled administrator and father, expressed gratitude to all those he has been opportuned to work with pointing out that they made his stay memorable.

Lobi Stars, under Dominic Iorfa, produced an array of stars like Mike Eneramo, Taye Taiwo, Peter Suswam, Moses Orkuma, Agbaji Tony, Eche Idakwo, Tony Okpotu and Stephen Eze

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He will be fondly remembered for leading the club to a Federation Cup triumph in 2003 and three final appearances in 2005, 2012 and 2015, and CAF Confederation Cup appearance in 2012.

His youth policy of graduating players from the feeder team into the main team won for the club national honors as the side with the best youth policy in the country.

Lobi Stars, apart from being the pride of Benue, is the toast of football fans across the country for being the best kitted team, as the colorful black and white-red and black stripes representing the colors of the state's major ethnic groups, illuminates every arena they play.

Iorfa, who is one of the most travelled footballer in Africa, has played for clubs such as BCC Lions, Abiola Babes, Ranchers Bees, Royal Antwerp, Queens Park Rangers, Galatasaray, Peterborough, Falkirk, Boller Rangers, Southend United, Waterford United, Guangzhou Apollos/ Evergrande FC, Lobi Stars and the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

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