Love knows no bounds. Many Super Eagles stars have moved from the world of sports to entertainment to pick their life partners.
Here are some of them married to popular actresses:
1. Kalu Uche and Stephanie Oforka
Ex-beauty queen and actress, Stephanie Oforka, came to the limelight in 2008 when she became the first runner-up of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria pageant.
In 2011, she got married to former Super Eagles star Kalu Uche who played for Nigeria between 2003-2012.
2. Olayinka Peters and Yetunde Barnabas
Slavia Prague star player, Olayinka, is another Super Eagles professional footballer who is currently married to a Nollywood actress. The Super Eagles star is currently married to popular actress Yetunde Barnabas.
The lovely couple tied the knot in March 2021. The actress won the Most Beautiful Girl in Abuja Pageant in 2017 and was also named Miss Tourism Nigeria in 2019.
She is popular for her role as Miss Pepeye in the family TV program Papa Ajasco.
3. Shehu Abdullahi and Naja’atu Muhammad
Shehu is yet another exceptional Eagles player who is married to a Nollywood actress. On June 18, 2021, the Omonia star player married stunning Kannywood actress Naja’atu Muhammad, a day before Olayinka and Yetunde Barnabas’ wedding.
Ahmed Musa, the captain of the Super Eagles, attended the wedding in Kano.