American Football in Nigeria

CNN: NFL Star introduces American Football to Kids in Nigeria

Amobi Okoye led a group of NFL players, Coaches, International Federation of American Football (IFAF), College Interns, Doctors, and Volunteers (Including New York State Senator, and California Mega Million Lottery Winner) to a nearly two weeks fulfilling philanthropic mission to Nigeria as part of his yearly C.A.T.E program.

What does C.A.T.E stand for? C.A.T.E (Changing Africa Through Education) is a global education initiative that offers academic and athletic scholarships to support achievement and excellence among youth in developing nations.

Below is a CNN coverage in Nigeria during this C.A.T.E mission.

Amobi in Nigeria, talking to the Press

James Ihedigbo of New York Jets with Nigeria kids.

Houston Texans – Connor Barwin with Nigerian policemen

Amobi Okoye’s Dad in a meeting.

Amobi’s Older brother ‘Arinze Okoye’ with Nigerian policemen


NFL Star Amobi Okoye

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4 Responses to “American Football in Nigeria”

  1. Mary Ellis says:

    "r those police officers or starving militants…i bet if a gun shot go off they will all scram like chickens that they look like and the American will be kidnapped."

  2. Victor Slim Ifeanyi says:


  3. KING says:

    the truth about this this American football stuff in Nigerian is- IT CAN NEVER WORK IN NIGERIA SIMPLE…

  4. Obiora Amadi says:

    Hi, we now playing FOOTBALL @ AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY ZARIA KADUNA STATE. We need you guyz come and see what we doing.. You can find me on facebook with this name “obiora obitrice amadi”. We have about 250 kids. Please come see.

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