Former super eagles coach and Nigeria’s soccer legend Christian Chukwu is alive. Chukwu was rumoured to have passed on Saturday, same day that he spoke journalists.
According to Anibeze said Chukwu was full of life and cracked many jokes during their chat. He said Chukwu was elated by the birthday messages from President Muhammadu Buhari and the galaxy of football stars who paid him tribute on Segun Odegbami’s programme on NTA, The Parliament.
Abadi Pele, Anthony Bafoe, Yaya Toure, Godwin Odiye and Jay Jay Okocha were among the Africa’s football stars who congratulated him on his 70th birthday Thursday night.
The former national coach was embarrassed by the rumour.
The 1980 AFCON winning captain Chukwu said his phone has not stopped ringing since Saturday night.