Kanu Nwankwo reacts to 2029 AFCON Ambassadorial bid appointment


Kanu who was key to Nigeria’s U-23 Dream Group Olympic video games gold medal win in 1996, highlighted the importance of this recognition.

He mentioned, “It’s a fantastic one, understanding {that a} Prime Minister of a fantastic nation like Ethiopia needs the Legends of the sport of soccer to return.”

Kanu shared his admiration for Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, who invited soccer legends to help the nation’s bid. “The Ethiopian Prime Minister invited us to return. Once we acquired there, we noticed a younger man who has a fantastic imaginative and prescient, who loves soccer and there after which, he appointed us as Ambassadors of Ethiopia for his or her Bid for the 2029 AFCON Internet hosting Proper,” he mentioned.

For Kanu, this appointment is a testomony to his achievements and the popularity of Nigerian expertise on a world stage. “For me, I consider it’s a fantastic factor and I thank God for that as a result of you need to be someone earlier than they’ll acknowledge you and that’s good for Nigeria that Kanu is being acknowledged and appointed as Ambassador of Ethiopia 2029 AFCON Bid,” he remarked.

In the intervening time, Kanu Nwankwo is chairman of Nigeria Premier Soccer League membership, Enyimba FC.

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