- Super Eagles and Arsenal legend Nwankwo Kanu on 1 August turned 46 and his wife Amara celebrated him
- Amara in her photo posted on social media stated clearly that she is happy to be the wife of the Super Eagles legend
- Nwankwo Kanu played 86 games for the Super Eagles of Nigeria from 1994-2011 and scored 12 goals
Amara, who is the wife of Super Eagles legend Nwankwo Kanu has posted an adorable photo of she and her husband having a nice time together as the former Arsenal star turned 46.
Football fans in Nigeria and many parts of the world on 1st of August took to social media to celebrate Nwankwo Kanu on his birthday and wished him long life and prosperity.
During his active playing time, Nwankwo Kanu was one of the best strikers Africa has produced as the Nigerian proved himself in the national team and all the clubs he played for.
Interestingly, Nwankwo Kanu won the Premier League title with Arsenal, Champions League with Ajax, FA Cup with Portsmouth and was even named African Footballer of the year two times which was 1996 and 1999.
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According to the caption Amara posted with the photo on Instagram, she expressed happiness to be the wife of the Super Eagles legend.
Amara's statement to celebrate Nwankwo Kanu's birthday
''Kicking of August with a special birthday shout out to my one & only King. You are rare amongst men and I’m blessed to have you & share life’s journey with you. Thank you for sharing your legendary gifts with the world. More Grace. More positive vibes. I love you.''
Daughter of Super Eagles legend Okocha bags degree as former Nigerian International celebrates
Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Daniella, the daughter of former Super Eagles captain Jay Jay Okocha bagged a degree as the former footballer shared graduation pictures online.
Okocha is proud that his daughter graduated as he quickly took to social media to get his followers buzzing.
The former Fenerbahce of Turkey star was representing Nigeria at the 1998 FIFA World Cup in France when the adorable daughter was born.
The proud father expressed how happy he was to mark his daughter’s achievement as he was pictured with his wife Nkechi as well as son Ajay.