Today, August 28, 2021 fans, colleagues and dear ones celebrate the Abia born football superstar.
Uga Okpara was born on 28 August, 1982 in Nigeria.
Okpara began his career with Enyimba International F.C. and was an import member of the team that won the 2002 and 2003 African Champions Leagues. On 15 October 2009, he left Enyimba International F.C. and joined IndianI-League team East Bengal. He became the rock solid defender for the Red and Gold in I-League, Fed Cup and the AFC Cup as well. He was voted as the best defender in 2012-13 season