Several Super Eagles players were in Lagos on Saturday as they celebrated one of their own, Ogenyi Onazi, who got married to his heartthrob, Sandra Ogunsuyi.
About a dozen Super Eagles’ players attended the impressive ceremony at the Faith Tabernacle, Lekki, Lagos. The Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick, and other federal and Lagos sports officials also attended.
The Super Eagles’ line –up included assistant captain Ahmed Musa, Odion Ighalo, Kenneth Omeruo, John Ogu, Moses Simon, Brown Ideye, Anthony Ujah, Raheem Lawal, Obinna Nsofor and Sunday Mba.
The reception at the Ruby Gardens was preceded by a one –hour church service at Faith Tabernacle, at which the couple were exhorted to show love and understanding to each other at all times, and to value God’s word above things of the world.
At Lekki, the NFF boss charged Onazi to always provide for, project and protect his wife at all times, as he supervised the cutting of the cake. He had also attended Thursday’s traditional marriage of Eddy and Sandra in Benin City.
The stand –up comedian, AY, was supported by colleagues Pencil and Shakara, to provide entertainment. Onazi, who plays for Italian club, Lazio, also played the piano with his old band from Jos.
Atlanta, USA –based businessman and football enthusiast, Victor Ugoh, introduced by the master of ceremony as Onazi’s godfather, led the way before the NFF and Super Eagles took over.
Also at the event were Atlanta ’96 Olympics gold medallist and former Super Eagles’ goalkeeper, Dosu Joseph, top officials of the Italian Embassy, members of the Italian community in Nigeria, and members of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club.