Chukwuebuka Iroha popularly known as Ebuka and many call him baba Diouf because of his hair color is one of DFA decorated player. Ebuka was among the first set of players admitted into the Academy in 2012 and ever since has developed wonderfully into a magnificent player over the years as a lad.
DFA screening started today with over 70 players in view to join the number one academy in Africa. It was quite an interesting play with players from different parts of the country. DFA expectations for player recuitment is still at large as most players today failed to fit into the basic style of modern football.
Coach Matthew Chukuemeka took time to educate the players after the screening on their performance and he went further to encourage them on the basics of modern time football style of play.
The screening still in play and will last for two weeks.
Diamond Football Academy end of year party was held on 17th December 2016 at the PetMoble gardens to mark the end of a successful Football calendar of 2016. The event was such a success having lots of honors to be given to the players for their active and remarkable contributions and outstanding performance through out the year. Below are list of honors and the players who received it.
"Giving hope to the young and talented, creating Football that is entertaining, refreshing and unimaginably near perfection is mission of Diamond Football Academy Umuahia. Diamond Football Academy will continue to create world class players"
Ikechukwu Martin Apugo
Diamond Football Academy Umuahia is the No1 Football Academy In Nigeria centered mainly at creating players that will shake the world with extra ordinary football that is assumed not to be of this world giving rise to perfection and conduct both in and out of the pitch.