Staying on TOP of the GAME

Athletes who know what's behind their success

Dozie moved from Nigeria in 1997 to attend Claremont Fancourt boarding school in England. That's where he discovered he had a natural talent for playing rugby. He plays as much and as often as possible — sometimes playing on as many as five different teams! Dozie recently began playing with England's national junior rugby team.

How do you prepare for practices or games?

I just sit down to pray, "God, You are with me right there on the pitch (playing field)." I also think about going out not to impress people, but to express goodness, because God is good. If you know God is present, you'll start reflecting His strength and quickness while you're playing the game.

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Ask Suzanne & Mark
January 1, 2001

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