- Nwankwo Kanu has dismissed claims he is quarrelling with ex-Super Eagles captain and legend Austin Jay Jay Okocha.
- Reports suggest the pair fell apart after Kanu allegedly used his connections to beat Okocha to one honour
- Kanu insists there is no love lost as Okocha remains his senior brother
Nwankwo Kanu has waved off claims of misunderstanding with ex-Super Eagles captain and legend Austin Jay Jay Okocha.
According to Brila FM report, the pair were not best of friends years back after Okocha, who also played alongside Kanu quit international football.
But after Kanu claimed the FA Cup winners with Portsmouth FC, he was chosen alongside Okocha to decide, who among the duo will emerge as ambassador for Fidelity Bank Plc.
The report further revealed that Kanu allegedly used his contacts and connections among South East governors, to claim the honour, ahead of Okocha which the later did not find funny.
Interestingly, the pair, began avoiding one another any time they are scheduled to be together, a close source revealed.
But on Tuesday, March 19, Kanu speaking live on Brila FM with ex-Eagles teammate Ifeanyi Udeze denied there’s beef between them.
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”Okocha is my senior brother, In fact our families are very close.
“Abeg o, there’s nothing of such,” stressed Kanu, who alongside Okocha captained Super Eagles of Nigeria.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Nwankwo Kanu was a shadow of himself as he recounted how suspected vandals carted away his football medals, along with trophies, plaques and other valuables from Hardley Apartments in Victoria Island, Lagos.
According to The Cable, the property was placed under seal in 2015 by the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos over an alleged non-payment of credit facility between it and Skye Bank (now Polaris Bank), resulting to series of legal action.
And during the last hearing in November 2018, the case was adjourned to January 31, 2019.
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