Nigeria football whatsapp group “Naija Footballers Forum” goes personal with Plateau United defender, Ogene Elijah and this was what he had to say.
Q. Where would you like to settle after your career?
Ans. United Kingdom. I love UK.
Q. Which is the most interesting city you have visited so far?
Ans. Dubia. In Nigeria, Lagos.
Q. Who is your dream girl?
Ans. Ifewulu Precious, my girlfriend.
Q. What would you have been were you not a footballer?
Ans. I would have been an Electrical Engineer from the famous University, Uniben.
Q. What is your biggest dream?
Ans. Play in the highest level in my career. Top clubs in Europe.
Q. What sports brand do you like most?
Q. What other sports do you enjoy outside football?
Q. Which is the best Stadium you have played in?
Ans. Godswill Akpabio International Staduim, Uyo.
Q. What are your hobby (ies)?
Ans. Reading and watching movies.
Q. Who is your favourite Nigerian player?
Ans. Victor Osimhen.
Q. Favourite foreign player?
Ans. Lionel Messi.
Q. Which league do you hope to play on someday?
Ans. I love Spanish League, Laliga.
Q. Your proudest moment in football?
Ans. The day I won the league with Plateau United, our last game against Rangers at home. It was like a dream come through.
Q. Your worst moment in football?
Ans. Was invited for CHAN Eagles team. I had an injury in camp at Abuja fews days to the qualifiers, I couldn’t make the trip due to the injury.
Q. Who is the best player you have played alongside?
Ans. Micheal Ibeh. Currently playing for Kastina United.
Q. Who is the one person you dream of facing on the pitch?
Ans. Lionel Messi.
Q. Best game you have played?
Ans. My first professional game, Heartland vs Nembe City. I was the man of the match, won a DStv walker, it was a live match in Owerri.
Q. Who do you always hang out with in your club?
Ans. Charles Henlong and Itodo Daniel.
Q. Your best coach?
Ans. Kennedy Boboye.
Q. Your best friend?
Ans. Samuel Mathias.
Q. Your best way to relax?
Ans. Watching movies.
Q. Favourite food?
Ans. Garri and Egusi soup.
Q. Favourite drink?
Ans. Fruit drinks.
Q. Favourite car?
Ans. Range Rover.
Q. Who is your favourite music artist?
Q. Best music so far?
Ans. Feel it by David.
Q. Your best Genre of movies. Nigerian movies or foreign movies?
Ans. Nigerian movies.
Q. Greatest personality you have ever met?
Ans. Doctor Kolade, he’s in Lagos. A great man.
Q. Who would you love to meet some day?
Ans. Lionel Messi
Q. What is your philosophy on life?
Ans. Work towards my dream.
NFF: Thank you so much for talking to us.
Elijah: Welcome sir, its my pleasure.