Dolphins F.C. (Port Harcourt)

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Dolphin
Logo
Full name Dolphin FC
Founded 1988 (As Eagle Cement)
Ground Liberation Stadium
Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Ground Capacity 25,000
Manager Stanley Eguma
Coach Ndubuisi Nduka
League Nigeria Premier League
2010/11 1st (Nigeria National League)

Dolphins FC are a Nigerian football team based in Port Harcourt.

History[edit]

In 2004-2005 the team placed 6th in the Nigerian Premier League. Representing their country in the 2005 CAF Confederation Cup, they reached the finals, losing to Morocco's FAR Rabat.[1] They play their home games at Liberation Stadium. However, for the 2008 Confederation Cup they played their games at U. J. Esuene Stadium in Calabar.

They were relegated from the Nigerian Premier League in 2007 by one point. They however came back to retain the FA Cup over Enugu Rangers. In their run, they twice won by penalties 4-2, including a semifinal triumph over crosstown rivals Sharks F.C. before winning the finals 3-2 in penalties. They returned to the Premier League after winning their division in 2009.

The club was known until 2001 as Eagle Cement.

Achievements[edit]

1997, 2004, 2011
2001, 2004, 2006, 2007
1994, 2002, 2008/09
Finalist : 2005

Performance in CAF competitions[edit]

1998 - Group Stage
2005 - Second Round
2012 - First Round
2005 - Finalist
2007 - Group Stage
2008 - Second Round
2002 - First Round

2008/09 season[edit]

See main article Dolphins F.C. 2008-09 season

2014 squad[edit]

[2] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
3 Nigeria DF Chidiebere Okolie
4 Nigeria MF Stone Evboumwan
5 Togo DF Joseph Douhadji
6 Nigeria DF Ayobami Asekunowo
7 Nigeria MF Isiaka Olawale
8 Nigeria DF Emeka Atuloma
10 Nigeria MF Victor Alegbe
11 Nigeria FW Emem Eduok
12 Nigeria GK Sunday Rotimi (captain)
16 Nigeria DF Chizoba Amaefule
18 Nigeria GK Austin Brown
No. Position Player
20 Nigeria Tijani Adamu
24 Nigeria Nazeem Aboutreika
25 Nigeria FW Ebube Okpokwu
30 Nigeria Tasiu Lawal
31 Nigeria MF Victor Ezuruike
34 Senegal DF Mendy Xavier
Ivory Coast MF Alhassane Dosso
Nigeria MF Ifeanyi Egwim
Nigeria Hope Fiberesima
Nigeria Bolaji Sakin
Nigeria Fred Okwara

Technical Staff[edit]

Notable players[edit]

Former Coaches[edit]

References[edit]

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