Former Super Eagles star, Kingsley Obiekwu has reacted to the story that he now drives a commercial bus in Enugu.
He said; “The story is absolutely true, there is no lie about it. I had to open up on my situation to people because I needed help.”
“It was not an easy thing to do, but I had to summon very great courage because things are very tough.”
“The club I manage is Ingas and we play in NLO 1, we don’t train every day – we train Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. So Tuesdays and Thursdays, I’m always free and I use those days to go for my transport business.”
This is coming after news broke in that Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa donated the sum of N2 million to him.
It is interesting to know that Kingsley Obiekwu was part of the Nigeria U23 team that won the Olympic gold medal in 1996 in Atlanta, United States.
Obiekwu joined Dutch Eredivisie club from Nigeria’s club, Udoji United after he was invited to the Olympic team of 1996 by ex-Super Eagles coach, Jo Bonfrere.
He retired at the age of 30 years due to a heart-related ailment.
He currently manages Ingas FC, Nigeria’s League one club.