Odafa Okolie

  • Odafa scores twice as Mohun Bagan beat Pune FC 3-1 December 21, 2013

    Kolkata: Odafa Okolie regained his silken touch with a brace to hand Mohun Bagan a spectacular 3-1 win against an inform Pune FC in a round 16 I-League fixture at the Barasat Stadium on Saturday. Starting as underdogs, Mohun Bagan looked a reformed side with Odafa striking in the 30th and...
  • Mohun Bagan blank Pailan Arrows, avoid relegation April 29, 2013

    Kolkata: Mohun Bagan avoided the relegation threat completely with a 2-0 win over Pailan Arrows in a rescheduled 11th round I-League fixture at the Kalyani Stadium on Sunday. Odafa Okolie (27th) and Quinton Jacobs (50th) struck for Bagan as they jumped to 10th spot in the 14-team table with two...
  • Odafa guides Mohun Bagan to safety April 10, 2013

    Kolkata: Mohun Bagan rode on Odafa Okolie's late strike to pip Mumbai FC 3-2 and came out of the relegation zone in the I-League, here on Wednesday. After missing a penalty in the first half, the Nigerian forward bounced back in style striking twice (52nd and 90+6th), including the injury-time...
  • East Bengal pip Mohun Bagan in shoot-out to reach final March 17, 2013

    Kolkata: Defending champions East Bengal showed amazing resilience as they came back from behind to defeat arch-rivals Mohun Bagan in the penalty shoot-out to storm into the 117th IFA Shield final, here Sunday. Locked 1-1 after the extra time, East Bengal thwarted Odafa Okolie's attempt with a brilliant work by...
  • Odafa five-star act brightens Bagan semi-final hopes March 8, 2013

    Siliguri/Kalyani: Defending champions East Bengal stormed into the semi-finals of the 117th IFA Shield with a 2-0 win over United SC in Siliguri on Friday. Edeh Chidi was the star of the match as he struck a double (51st and 75th) after a goalless first-half as East Bengal topped Group...
  • Mohun Bagan beat ONGC 3-1 ahead of derby February 1, 2013

    Kolkata: Mohun Bagan tasted their first win after the revocation of their ban by the AIFF as they thrashed ONGC 3-1 in a Round 19 I-League fixture at Kalyani on Friday. Mohun Bagan were winless from three matches but the return of Nigerian forward Odafa Okolie from a three-match suspension...
  • Odafa boost for struggling Mohun Bagan January 31, 2013

    Kolkata: Eyeing full points for the first time since their ban was revoked, Mohun Bagan will be bolstered by the return of their star striker Odafa Okolie as they would look to halt the eight-match unbeaten run of ONGC in their I-League fixture at Kalyani, here on Friday. Resuming their I-League...
  • Odafa handed additional match ban, Rs 1.5 lakh fine January 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Mohun Bagan's fight to avoid relegation in the I-League is set to get tougher after their captain Odafa Okolie was on Monday handed an additional match ban by the AIFF for arguing with the referee during the derby match against East Bengal last December. Odafa, who was serving an...
  • Mohun Bagan appeals to AIFF to review suspension December 31, 2012

    Kolkata: Beleagured Mohun Bagan Monday appealed to the AIFF for a review of its decision to suspend the club till 2015-16 season for abandoning the December 9 I-League derby against arch-rivals East Bengal at the Yuba Bharati Krirangan. Refusing to reveal the content of the letter, addressed to AIFF president Praful...
  • Odafa's double strike earns Bagan a point against Pune FC December 2, 2012

    Pune: Star striker Odafa Okolie struck twice in a space of seven minutes to save the day for a struggling Mohun Bagan and earn a 2-2 draw against Pune FC in a Round IX match of the I-League here on Sunday. Pune FC will rue Sunday's result for a long...
  • I-league: Mohun Bagan beat Sporting Clube de Goa 3-1 November 4, 2012

    Kolkata: Odafa Okolie struck a hat-trick to power Mohun Bagan to a 3-1 win over Sporting Clube de Goa in a fourth round I-League clash here. The Nigerian goal machine gave Mohun Bagan a 16th minute lead through a brilliant free-kick and doubled the lead in the 42nd minute to...
  • Churchill players accused of molestation get bail January 6, 2010

    Mumbai: Three football players of Goa's Churchill Brothers team have been accused of molesting a SpiceJet airhostess while flying to Kolkata late on Tuesday night. The crew onboard flight SG 804 from Goa to Kolkata via Mumbai lodged a complaint late on Tuesday evening accusing the football players of misbehaviour with...
  • I-League: Odafa elated after double hat-trick February 21, 2009

    New Delhi: Odafa Okolie was a proud man after his blistering display which left Vasco SC wounded and thus guided his side to a resounding victory. The Churchill skipper scored six in his team’s 9-1 thrashing of Vasco SC which made East Bengal’s 4-1 victory last week look tame. Speaking to...
  • I-League: Churchill on Cloud Nine February 21, 2009

    New Delhi: In an absolutely shocking match, Churchill Brothers rained goals at the Fatorda Stadium in Goa, by thrashing bottom-of-the-league Vasco 9-1! Who ever said Indian football was boring? Churchill Brothers are known to play entertaining, attacking football, but if someone bet that they would score nine goals on Friday against Vasco,...