Gideon Illya

DFA graduates performing well in CD Portosantense Porto Santo Portugal

Sat, 2018-03-03 11:37 -- Uche Insonet

Diamond boys who completed their move to CD Portosantense Porto Santo Portugal have been stepping up their game in the on- going ccompetitions. DFA successfully completed 5 players move to Clube Deportivo Portosantense last year having CAF U23 Cup winner Iroha Chukwuebuka, Iber Cup Winner 2013 /captain of the tournament in Portugal Polycarp Amadi, U17 International /DFA all time highest Hat trick scorer Stanley Kanu, Master Free kick taker Gideon zuma illya and lastly but not the least Chukwuma "Gonzalez" Frank the Utility player.

I started playing street ball since i was 6 years old- Gideon Illya

Thu, 2017-08-24 22:02 -- Insonet Uche


Gideon illya is the only Diamond Football Academy player to win Diamond Player of the month twice, winning it on two consecutive months and has the highest free kick goals.

It was an interesting day in the studio with Gideon illya as our guest throwing lights on his early life as a growing lad who loved football more than his plate of food. He brought us close to his life goals and personal life.

Match Report : DFA 6-0 Ohafia Warriors F.C

Fri, 2017-08-04 16:38 -- Uche Insonet

Diamond Football Academy 6 (Chukwuma Okenwa, Gideon Illya, Gideon illya, Michael Dominion, Mohammed, Francis Nweke)- 0 Ohafia Warriors F.C.)

Keeping the winning streak in DFA pre- season is indeed an outstanding record, having two clean sheet in two matches. This is the second time winning Ohafia Warriors FC, all ending in festival of goals. Our last match with them ended 7-2 with Francis Nweke repeating history again today.

Gideon Illya wins Diamond Player of the month back to back

Sun, 2017-06-11 16:53 -- Uche Insonet

Gideon Illa econes te first Diamond player to win DFA player of the month twice and back to back. Having being presented with April player of the month plague by the DFA President Hon. Martin Apugo marking the second in a row, March and April. Gideon who has been a king in the midfield whom all football conditions do obey is happy to be in the history making of DFA and promised to always give his best in all his proceedings while he gave thanks to his teammates and fans who made it possible for him to be in the history chart of DFA.

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Keffi Showcasing game Review

Fri, 2017-05-12 13:54 -- AdminDiamond

Last four days in keffi has been a relieving one for the players and the entire DFA. Diamond boys had their first game against the Elkanemi FC, having their second game with Gee Lec FC and their last game with Mutunchi FC. In all Diamond FA has been productive in getting results and awareness round the stadium of the competition.

Vote your favorite player of the Month of April 2017

Wed, 2017-05-03 12:17 -- Uche Insonet

Month of April came with lots of improved and consistent potentials in the game of football but not all will make the lis for the nominated player of he month. First on the list for the first time is goal keeper Nnamani Ugochukwu followed by Illya Gideon who is looking at being the first to win it back to back and lastly but not the least is Samuel Kenerebo who has being nominated for DFA player of the month more than 4 times. The voting process will last for one week so start now and vote fr your Favourite player of the month of April.
Click on the link o vote

Gideon Iliya wins DFA player of the Month of March 2017

Wed, 2017-05-03 11:42 -- Uche Insonet

Gideon Iliya who has been an outstanding player for DFA since last year wins the DFA player of the month of March after being nominated three times without winning. Gideon was presented with the award in Diamond FA 4th showcasing game by a Norwegian Scout Mr. Yousoupha Fall. Congratulations to the great DFA Midfielder.

Vote for Diamond Player of the Month March 2017

Sun, 2017-04-02 13:08 -- Uche Insonet

With Francis Nweke winning DPM of Feburay he is here again to contest for DPM of March with likes of Gideon Illya, Samuel Tamara Kenerebo and Adebayor Jacob to fight the poll for Diamond Player of the Month of March. Goodluck Lads!!! Vote for Diamond Player of the Month of March

1. Gideon Illya

2. Samuel Tamara Kenerebo

3. Francis Nweke

4. Adebayor Jacob

CLick here to vote

Match Update: Abia Warriors FC 1-1 Diamond Football Academy

Fri, 2017-02-03 10:04 -- Uche Insonet

Another stalemate ending the same 1-1 draw as the did last year having Samuel equalize from the spot but today Gideon gave a lead also from the spot both samuel and gideon where fouled and they also found the back of the net. History repeating in different dimension.
Yesterday by 4pm Abia Warriors did host Diamond Football Academy in their home ground at Umuahia Township Stadium, A clash in which our loaned player Iroha Chukwuebuka will be player since he resumed training with the Warriors.


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