Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Famous sports couples-African edition.

Just in time for Valentine’s Day-we are just celebrating our very own, so, here’s a look at some of Africa’s most beautiful couples who are in one way or the other involved in sports, well, mainly football, :)
The list is somewhat random, so, here they are, some of the most famous and might I add, beautiful sports couples in Africa:

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10. Chioma Ajunwa: golden girl Chioma Ajunwa-Okpara who gave Nigeria her first Olympic gold medal and currently serves as Chief Superintendent of Police has been married to her husband who is a Pastor at a church is Lagos for about 9 years. Chioma has been blessed with a lot of firsts and last year, she became the Nigerian female athlete to give birth to a set of triplet. Chioma and husband are proud parents of two boys and a girl, wishing the happy couple all the best.

9.Austin Okocha: Former Super Eagles Captain, Austin Okocha and his beautiful wife Nkechi have been married for over ten years and together they have two children, Daniella and A-Jay. Although various websites and blogs had alleged that the duo were likely to split, Okocha debunked the rumors stating that their marriage was still going on strong. No time for haters, all the best to the awesome couple.

8.Kalu Uche: Super Eagles midfieldder Kalu Uche and Stephanie (former MBGN and Miss Universe '08 rep) got married in June, 2011 and the couple welcomed their first child just barely 4 months after the wedding.

7. Kolo Toure: Manchester City defender Kolo Toure and wife Chimene Akassou got married in June 2012 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Kolo and Chimene were together for over 10 years before finally making it official in 2012, together, they have two children from their relationship, Sania (daughter) and Yiassin (son).

6.Kanu Nwankwo: Former Super Eagles striker Kanu Nwankwo and wife Amarachi have been together since 2004, the couple met when Amarachi was only 18-years-old.  The lovely couple welcomed their 3rd child last year; the bundle of joy was named after her mother, now that’s amore!

5.Peter Odewingie: Nigerian international and West Brom’s prodigal player Peter Odewingie and his beautiful wife Sarah got hitched at Castle Ashby in Nottingham in May, 2012. Sarah and Peter welcomed their first child Noah just last month, very beautiful.

4.Fabrice Muamba: retired footballer who played for Arsenal, Birmingham City and Bolton Wanderers Fabrice Muamba and wife Shuana Magunda got married Just 7 months after th24-year-old player practically ‘died’ on football field. It was indeed a happy ending as the DR Congo international tied the knot with his longtime fianc√©e Shuana Magunda in a very emotional ceremony.

3.Joseph Yobo: Super Eagles Skipper and former Everton defender Joseph Yobo and former Nigerian beauty queen Adaeze Igwe tied the knot at the tail end of 2010; technically, they got married in January, 2011. The Couple welcomed their first child in the same year.

2.Didier Droba: Ivorian international and former Chelsea star Didier Droba and wife Diakite Lalla Drogba met in France about 15 years ago. Diakite who is originally from Mali comes from a sporty family, her father once played for the Malian national team. Didier and Diakite welcomed their first child Isaac in 1999, and later the couple welcomed two more children, their youngest Kieran was born in 2010. The Couple officially tied the knot in June of 2011 at the Marie de Monaco in Monaco, the beautiful ceremony was officiated by Roman Abramovich (Chelsea’s owner) with team-mates Salomon Kalou and Florent Malouda among the groom’s men.

1. Samuel Eto’o: Cameroonian football star, Samuel Eto’o and his Ivorian wife Georgette got married in June of 2007 after dating for several years. Eto’o and his wife have three beautiful children √Čtienne, Maelle, and Siena. 

Aww, so so beautiful!

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