"He Thrilled Me and My Wife": 14-Year-Old Nigerian Football Wonder Kid Gets Full Scholarship From Soludo

"He Thrilled Me and My Wife": 14-Year-Old Nigerian Football Wonder Kid Gets Full Scholarship From Soludo

  • Grace has found a Nigerian football wonder kid as he has been awarded a scholarship up to the university level
  • Chinonso Eche is a greatly talented football 'toucher' and has been recognised by the Guinness World Records
  • The scholarship offer was made to Chinonso by Chukwuma Charles Soludo, the governor of Anambra state

Football wonder kid, Chinonso Eche has been awarded a scholarship by the governor of Anambra state.

In a Twitter post, Chukwuma Charles Soludo said the boy thrilled him and his wife with his impressive football skills.

Photos of Chinonso Eche.
The football wonder kid got a scholarship up to the university level. Photo credit: Twitter/@CCSoludo and Guinness World Record.
Source: UGC

Chinonso is a football 'toucher' who displays a near-perfect touch of football using many body parts.

Chinonso is recognised by Guinness World Records

Recall that Chinonso is the Guinness World Records holder for most football touches.

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He holds the record for most consecutive football (soccer) touches in one minute while balancing a football on the head with 111 touches.

Chinonso had a chance to meet Governor Soludo, and the meeting proved to be a rewarding one.

The governor has awarded Chinonso a scholarship that will see him study up to the university level.

He said:

"Finally, I met the Anambra record-breaking wonder kid, young Chinonso Eche who is 14 years old and holds the Guinness Book of Records football Freestyle talent award for a record five (5) times.
"As he continues to grow his talent, I have offered Chinonso a full scholarship to study from his current level of education up to the tertiary level."

See the full tweet below:

Reactions from Twitter users

@Ikezubix said:

"Professor asked football wonder kid to play football in prof’s living room. Wonderful."

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@Realdikachi commented:

"Not must he will go to school, push him into football teams, let him work out his self put through his talent."

@ChiejiVincent said:

"Well done your excellency. Young talents are the future if their talents are effectively harnessed."

Man bags first-class in mathematics

In a related story, Legit.ng reported that a Nigerian man graduated from the University of Benin, UNIBEN, with a first-class.

The man studies Industrial Mathematics, and he was named the best-graduating student in his faculty.

When his story emerged online, many praised him for his academic prowess.

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