Super Eagles legend opens mansion which has bridge as he gives top governor a tour of the house

Super Eagles legend opens mansion which has bridge as he gives top governor a tour of the house

Ibitoye Shittu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:42 PM

- Emmanuel Emenike has posted the adorable photo of his new mansion in Owerri

- The housewarming was attended by the Governor of Imo state Hope Uzodinma

- Emenike was among the Super Eagles stars who won the 2013 AFCON title

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Super Eagles legend Emmanuel Emenike back in 2019 opened his gigantic mansion in Owerri which is the capital of Imo state in which the ceremony was attended by Governor Hope Uzodinma.

Nigerian rapper Phyno and the duo of Osita Iheme and Chinedu Ikedieze were also available for the housewarming in a show of respect for the Nigerian super striker.

Emenike is no doubt one of the richest Nigerian players considering the money he has made since he started his football career at Nigerian club Delta Force.

The 33-year-old took to his official page to give fans a tour of his house, thanking God for the great things he has done for him.

''We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.''

Emenike started his football career with Delta Force and explained he walked on foot to training and back, even though it could take an hour and a half.

Later on in his career, he earned his first salary when he moved to South Africa and was transferred to National First Division team Mpumalanga Black Aces in January 2008 and debuted against Dynamos F.C.

Between the year 2011 and 2015, Emanuel Emenike played 37 games for the Super Eagles scoring nine goals and was among the Nigerian players who won the 2013 African Cup of Nations.

Emmanuel Emenike
Emmanuel Emenike in action for the Super Eagles of Nigeria. Photo by Lefty Shivambu
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Earlier, had reported how Super Eagles legend Emmanuel Emenike met with the Emir of Bauchi Dr. Rilwanu Suleiman Adamu over the weekend.

Although the purpose of the meeting is yet to be revealed, the 33-year-old former Premier League star was however spotted donning an adorable outfit.

The portrait of his wife was customised on the long attire while the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations highest goals scorer conversed with the traditional ruler in his palace.

Also in attendance was the former Nigeria Football Federation president Ibrahim Galadima to witness the ex-Eagles star meeting influential personality.

The Nigeria international has embarked on philanthropic work in recent times having completed a multi-million naira hospital project in Imo and then gave them a huge generating set.

Ibitoye Shittu is an award-winning Sports Journalist with more than 10 years of experience in News-writing, reporting and Public Relation. He is an HND and B.SC holder of Mass Communication and can be reached on Twitter @Ibishittu

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