Kanu Nwankwo

Former Super Eagles captain and striker, Kanu Nwankwo has bagged a fresh appointment with the Imo state governor, Emeka Ihedioha as the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Sports Matters.

Eye9ja understands that the Governor made the appointment on Wednesday at the Government House in Owerri, the Imo state capital.

A statement issued by the governor’s aide on New Media, Izuchukwu Akwarandu confirmed the appointment to newsmen on Thursday.

The statement obtained by Eye9ja reads as thus; “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.”

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