- Nigerian comedienne and actress, Chioma Omeruah aka Chigul, has made her choice out of the array of talented footballers
- In a recent interview, the media personality said if she had to pick a footballer partner she would go for Jay Jay Okocha
- Chigul also explained the reason for her choice and said they were friends
Popular Nigerian media personality, Chioma ‘Chigul’ Omeruah, has revealed which footballer she would like to settle with if she had to make a choice.
In an exclusive interview with PUNCH’s Stars Talk Football, the actress and comedienne revealed that if she was asked to marry a footballer, she would go for Austin Jay Jay Okocha.
Explaining the reason behind her choice, Chigul said despite it being a tough choice, she would go for Okocha because they relate well. She added that they were friends and he would not dribble her in the house.
"It is a tough question but I will go with Jay-Jay because I know him and we relate well.
“He will not dribble me inside the house. Dribbling is for the field."
The celebrity whose father, Air Commodore Emeka Omeruah, was a Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) boss and former sports minister, said that he loved football and that he used to host a lot of young footballers in his home including Okocha.
In her words:
“My father loved football, national team players used to come to the house: Kanu, Okocha and a whole lot of people. My father was very interested in their lives as young players, and always wanted them to be better.”
Chigul, however, added that she never had a crush on any of these footballers because she had her eyes set on the entertainment industry.
Legit.ng had earlier reported that the actress turned down advances from young men who tried to woo her.
Chigul, took to social media to call out the young men coming to her on Instagram to ask her out. She warned them to stay away from her.
According to her, the men coming to her should go back to their online classes instead of trying to woo her. She joked that some of them would call her baby instead of addressing her as mommy.
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Source: Sports Brief News