Gabriel Obaje is a household name in Nigeria Football. If not for the system that we find ourselves he deserved National Awards from the Nigeria Football federation, (Nff) but they expect one to go cap in hand but God fore bid from this young man that has the Talents of picking up the best potential footballers in less than five minutes of play.
FROM LEFT- INNOCENT BONKE, GABRIEL OBAJE AND MOSES SIMON.All his discoveries.
Although he didn’t play any topflghts Football due Academics pursues, but his siblings were able to write the name of the family in gold in Nigeria Football with one of them coming as the top highest goalscorer in the league and got invited to the Super Eagles then.
However, coming back to Gabriel Obaje that has Eagles Eyes for spotting talents has the record in modern day Nigeria Football that he is topping the chart of the rightful scout that have discovered players for all the Arms of National Teams in Nigeria.
FROM LEFT-MACULAY CHRISTANTUS, GABRIEL OBAJE, JOSHUA DANIEL AND AMODU USMAN.His discovered players.
Gabriel Obaje was able to discover and groom player on the clay soil of Ribadu military cantoment Kaduna, the Barracks that produces numerous players in the class of muri Ibrahim, Audu yaro, Sunday Johnson, David Amanyi, colineus odeh and hosts of others.
Gabriel Obaje started his God given talents discovery when his started to put his search lights on players within the ages of 15 years and opportunities came for him to produce players like Macaulay christantus top scorer at the under 17 world cup in South Korea. In that world cup Team alone, he has up to five players that played the tournament but yet the Nff can’t Engaged him in the Scouting department.
SQUATTING FROM THE LEFT-The Second player is Moses Simon when he was 13years.
The Igala born Football technocrat is passionate about discoveries of talented players with marketable value but he never relient his efforts on his journey in the football business he came across the present Football Association Chairman of Abuja Alhaji Abba Murthar that sponsored his going to National Institute of Sports for have formal training in coaching apart from his conventional higher Education obtained Earlier.
” I need to appreciate him for paying all my school fees while there he gave all the best Encouragements for me to have all it takes”.
Above is COACH GABRIEL OBAJE- WELL RESPECTED TALENTS DISCOVER.
He discovered Moses Simon at the age of 13 with some other key players that are playing topflghts Football in Europe. Now in the case of Moses Simon the parents doesn’t want him to play football due to he always skipped from doing his domestic house work of which many parents never subscribed to that behavior from any child growing up but Gabriel Obaje was able to manage that amicably today both parties are benefiting.”
MOSES SIMON’S father is a father that is a well trained military Officer that I was able to convince so that his son could have free time to go and play football.
He has numerous players that he has produced namely- Moses Simon, innocent Bonke, his brothers too, Joshua Obaje, Godwin Obaje, Simon zenke, LUKMAN Abdukarim, Ebuka ona,semiu liade, Solomon John, Samuel Agba, DONATUS Edafe, Robert Eche and many more and still discovering.
On a personal note, he concluded that he is very happy in discovering of Talents and which all parties would enjoy the fruits of all labour.
Meanwhile, self discipline and hard work is the benchmark to success the Kano born and kaduna based Football technocrat is opened for call to serve in any capacity at the Nigeria Football federation Nff.