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Check Out These Photos OF Governor Yahaya Bello And The Legendary Nigeria Football Players

Check Out These Photos OF Governor Yahaya Bello And The Legendary Nigeria Football Players, At Confluence Stadium Lokoja Kogi State On Tuesday.

Spectacular exemplary display of excitement at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja on Tuesday had a fun filled moment when members of Kogi State Executive Council had a Novelty (unusual) match with a star studded former Super Eagles team 94/96 set.


The match ended in a draw.

Governor Yahaya Bello Scored an awesome goal and was the only one on the score sheet for his team, while Julius Aghahowa kicked in the only goal for the visiting all-star former national team.

Some Legendary Nigeria Football Players

Austin Okocha, Peter Rufai, Kanu Nwankwo, Tarribo West, Tijani Babangida, Mutiu Adepoju were among the ex- internationals featured in the highly entertaining encounter.


Former head coach of the national team, Joe Bonfere Joe was also on ground.


Inside Story reports that Governor Bello in his address after the match noted that such sporting activity was significant as it serves as a reminder to Nigerians on how they were as a nation during the glory days of the legends


He affirmed that their passion and dedication to the nation aside from bringing glory to nation went a long way to integrate the various sections of the country who despite their ethnic differences united together for the greatest good of the country


The Governor stated that as against some elderly ones who were preaching the gospel of disintegration and regional separations, the youth of the nation have jointly affirmed that united they stood against every form of division based on ethnicity.


Governor Bello re- affirmed that the youths have now realized that their destinies were in their hands and as such have jointly resolved to take power from the elderly ones who by now have nurtured the younger ones to leadership competence


Speaking on behalf of the team, Mr Augustine Eguavoen hailed the leadership ingenuity of Gov. Bello, saying the ex-internationals were ready to support him in all his undertakings.


While also extending support for the development of women’s football in the state, Eguavoen proposed a novelty match between the ex-internationals and officials of the Kogi state government led by the governor at the Confluence Stadium in Lokoja.

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