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
2014 9th

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

History[edit]

In 2004–05 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 semi-final triumph over crosstown rivals Sharks before winning the final 3–2 on 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 FC 2008–09 season

2015 squad[edit]

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 Cyril Oriakhu
5 Togo DF Joseph Douhadji
6 Nigeria DF Ayobami Asekunowo
7 Nigeria MF Isiaka Olawale
8 Nigeria MF Emeka Atuloma
9 Nigeria FW Christian Pyagbara
10 Nigeria MF Victor Alegbe
11 Nigeria Chiwendu Ali
12 Nigeria Kingsley Ashu
13 Nigeria MF Ifeanyi Egwim
14 Nigeria FW Chigozie Ihunda
15 Nigeria Hope Fiberesima
16 Nigeria DF Chizoba Amaefule
No. Position Player
17 Nigeria Ayo Saka
18 Nigeria Onyekachi Akakem
20 Nigeria MF Tijani Adamu
21 Nigeria GK Joseph Onwuga
22 Nigeria GK Sunday Rotimi (Captain)
23 Nigeria Tobins Zikala
24 Nigeria Omoh Johnson
26 Nigeria Jonathan Zikye
30 Nigeria MF Victor Ezuruike
34 Senegal DF Mendy Xavier
Nigeria GK Anyalogu Godwin
Ivory Coast MF Alhassane Dosso
Nigeria Fred Okwara

Technical Staff[edit]

Notable players[edit]

Former Coaches[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]