There is more to Nigerian footballers than meets the eye as so many of them are fathers, and don’t refrain from showing their love for their boys. In this piece, we take you into the lives of these great players and their boys to show you it’s more than passes, penalties and goals. Enjoy!
John Obi Mikel And His Daughters
1. Joseph Yobo with Sons Jaden and Joey
Joseph Yobo might be leaving a private life but he holds his family as the most important part of his life.
The retired Super Eagles player recently welcomed his baby Jaden on April 3, 2015.
2. Vincent Enyeama and son
Vincent Enyeama loves football but he obviously loves his son more.
The Super Eagles goal keeper is blessed with three children, two girls and a boy,
3. Obafemi Martins and sons
Although Obafemi has three sons from different women here, he is still proud of his boys and takes several cute pictures with them.
4. Kanu Nwankwo and Sons
Retired Nigerian Football legend, Kanu Nwankwo has an adorable family of two handsome boys, Sean Kanu and a pretty daughter called Pinky. He has his boys enrolled at the Arsenal Soccer School.
5. Osaze Odemwingie and Sons
Soccer dad, Osaze Peter Odemwingie is obviously very proud of his job and also his little boys whom he welcomed with his wife Sarah Fallon.
6. Brown Ideye and sons
Nigerian international footballer, Aide Brown Ideye is another adorable footballer dad. Blessed with two sons, Brown Ideye Jr, Andriy Ideye, he takes time out to show them off every now and then.