Ihedioha appoints Kanu Nwankwo SSA on sports 

Imo State governor , Emeka Ihedioha, has announced Kanu Nwankwo as his Senior Special Assistant on Sports.

Governor Ihedioha made the announcement on Wednesday, when the former Super Eagles captain visited him at the government House Owerri to present his CAF medal.

A statement signed by Izuchukwu Akwarandu, governor’s aide on new media, read: “The governor, Emeka Ihedioha, received one of the country’s football legends, Kanu Nwankwo, at the Government House, Owerri, on August 14, 2019.”

“Papilo, as fondly called by his fans, came to present his most recent CAF award, which was given to him at the just concluded Nations Cup in Egypt, to the sports-loving governor of Imo State. The star also presented a branded jersey to the governor.”
“The governor while welcoming the former Super Eagles goal poacher, announced Kanu Nwankwo as his Senior Special Assistant on Sports.”

Kanu was one of the CAF ambassadors for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations where Nigeria finished third. He drew attention during the tournament while engaging fans and motivating the Super Eagles.

Kanu won a UEFA Champions League medal, a UEFA Cup medal, three FA Cup Winners Medals and two African Player of the Year awards amongst others.

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