Super Eagles Legends Land in Kano for Bola Tinubu’s Campaign Flag Off

Super Eagles Legends Land in Kano for Bola Tinubu’s Campaign Flag Off

  • Daniel Amokachi and other former Super Eagles stars have arrived in Kano for Tinubu's presidential flag-off
  • Former goalkeeper Peter Rufai and ex-Shooting Stars' striker Mutiu Adepoju also made the important trip
  • Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is among the strongest candidates who want to replace President Buhari next year

Some Super Eagles legends have landed in Kano to begin preparation for the Presidential campaign flag-off for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu who is aspiring to replace Buhari next year.

Tinubu is currently in London where he recently staged a press conference itemizing what he wants to do should he become the next President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

It is campaign period in Nigeria, and all aspirants are currently busy going around the country to win the hearts of those who will vote.

Super Eagles, Tinubu, Kano flag off, campaign
Super Eagles legends land in Kano for Tinubu's campaign flag off. Photo by Tony McArdle
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There are three strong men who are vying for the Presidential position, and they are Tinubu, Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi.

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According to a tweet posted by a political reporter, Yeri, the likes of Daniel Amokachi, Peter Rufai, Victor Ikpeba, Julius Aghahowa, Mutiu Adepoju, Emmanuel Babayaro were all seen in Kano chilling ahead of the flag-off.

Are they politicians?

Even though these former footballers have not confirmed their status as being politicians, but they have never hidden their love for Tinubu.

Earlier this year, they went to Tinubu's house in Lagos where they confirmed their readiness to support the 70-year-old.

Former Inter Milan defender Taribo West was even seen praying with all his strength for Tinubu.

Ike Shorunmu, Rufai, reunite

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how John Dosu took to social media to post an adorable photo of former Super Eagles goalkeepers Ike Shorunmu, Peter Rufai and Joseph Dosu reuniting after many years.

These three men were among the best African goalkeepers during their active playing days even though the career of Dosu did not last due to the accident he was involved in.

Shorunmu, Rufai and Dosu were seen posing in front of two Range Rovers.

Shorunmu was born in Lagos in 1967, and after few years in Nigeria, he moved to play in Switzerland and made his mark there.

In the Super Eagles, the former Shooting Stars goalie featured in 36 games.