- Nwankwo Kanu has visited the Government House in Kogi state
- The Super Eagles legend presented a jersey to Governor Yahaya Bello
- Kanu played 86 games for the Super Eagles of Nigeria netting 12 goals
Nwankwo Kanu has visited Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state at the Government House in Lokoja where the former Arsenal star presented a Super Eagles jersey to the politician.
During his active playing time, Kanu Nwankwo was one of the greatest African players to have played the game of football considering his records.
According to the post by Nigerian sports reporter, Pooja, Kanu paid the courtesy visit to Governor Bello for representing the youths well in politics.
The Governor was in joyous mood to see the Super Eagles legend at the Government House as he smiled while receiving the jersey number 4.
Kanu won a UEFA Champions League medal, a UEFA Cup medal, three FA Cup medals and two African Player of the Year awards amongst others.
He is one of few players to have won the Premier League, FA Cup, Champions League, UEFA Cup and an Olympic Gold Medal.
Kanu made the third-most substitute appearances in Premier League history, appearing from the bench 118 times.
Between 1994 and 2011, Kanu played 86 games for the Super Eagles of Nigeria scoring 12 goals before he hanged his boots.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Nigerian legend Kanu Nwankwo expressed excitement with Arsenal's 2-1 win over North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates Stadium.
A goal each from Martin Odegaard and Alexandre Lacazette ensured Eric Lamela's opening strike ended up a mere consolation in the end.
Although Mikel Arteta's men remain 10th on the table with 41 points, the former Super Eagles captain was excited with the bragging rights over their city rivals.
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Kanu shared a picture of himself and his better half celebrating the victory with a few choreographed steps.
At the start of the video, both of them were dressed in an all-black outfit but transitioned to Arsenal's home jersey while they cuddle themselves at the end of the video.
Ibitoye Shittu is an award winning Sports Journalist with more than 10 years 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