Dick Tiger Inc.: Undaunted
A boxing enigma and arguably the most successful athlete in Africa's sports history Dick Tiger was a beacon of hope and inspiration in the defining moments of Nigeria's history. With a toughness hewn from his childhood in the rustic backwoods of Southeastern Nigeria he was able to transform his life through boxing and transcended boxing by his activism seeking justice and equity for the oppressed in his homeland. He epitomized grace and strength of character in overcoming challenges and although his stellar career and life had been compromised by his activism his name and legacy remain synonymous with integrity and self-actualization.In this book history is brought back to life! Relive the fascinating course of Nigeria's bold efforts in hosting the first ever world championship event in Africa; and examine Dick Tiger's personal thoughts about the epic match in Ibadan and his involvement in the Biafra war. How did Tiger really feel about the Biafra war? Why was the match postponed so many times? Were the rain doctors hired by the Nigerian government effective? Read this epochal story to find answers to these questions and more! Battle cries rain gods mobs and protests angst and exhilaration and vivid photographs all make this book gripping and enlightening; a must-read.