Ogenyi Onazi has expressed happiness after meeting Nigerian
singer Frank Edwards in his house and presented jersey to him The Super Eagles
midfielder also confirmed that he played table tennis game with the 32-year-old
singer Onazi started his football career on the streets of Jos in Plateau state
in 1998 before moving to El-Kanemi Warriors from where he traveled to Europe.
Ogenyi Onazi who is a Super Eagles star has posted awesome
photo of himself and popular song writer and singer Frank Edwards where the
Nigerian player presented his jersey to him. The Nigerian footballer who
currently plays for Denizlispor also explained that he engaged in a table
tennis game with Frank Edwards thanking him for the chance to have him.
Onazi is no doubt one of the best Nigerian midfielders
considering his styles of play as he featured for the three-time African
champions at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
According to the statement made by Ogenyi Onazi on his
official social media page, the Nigerian footballer described Frank Edwards as
”It was amazing to
meet our worship leader today and I thank God for your life, your humility is
something else as I had so many privileges today and also the first person to
have your new jacket. ”I enter the studio where all the inspirational songs
where produced and then played the long awaiting table tennis match. ”Thank
you for having me at your home and may God continue to use you to inspire us
all.” Since 2012 that Ogenyi Onazi has been playing for the Super Eagles of
Nigeria, the defensive midfielder has featured in 52 games netting only one
goal so far.
Since joining Zalgiris from Danish giants Sonderjyske,
Ogenyi Onazi has been impressive for the club as eh featured in 18 games last
season in the topflight. Having won the first leg 3-1 in Lithuania against
Linfield, Ogenyi Onazi and his teammates knew they must avoid a 2-0 defeat in
the return leg and they did themselves lots of good. Saulius scored the first
goal for Zalgiris in the 17th minute in what was a perfect start for the
visitors before Nigerian footballer Ogenyi Onazi doubled their lead in the 44th
minute of the tie.