By Ene Onoja
Former Super Eagles captain, Nwankwo Kanu, Tuesday, marked his 15th marriage anniversary.
The Arsenal legend wedded Amarachi in 2004 when she was only 18.
Kanu took to Twitter to disclose this to his 236K followers.
“15 years. More to come. Happy anniversary to us. We thank God for everything,” he tweeted.
— Kanu Nwankwo (@papilokanu) July 2, 2019
Kanu was a member of the Nigerian national team from 1994 to 2010, making his debut in a friendly against Sweden.
Earlier on at the start of his career, Kanu was instrumental in Nigeria’s overall success at the 1993 FIFA U-17 tournament in Japan and their subsequent 2–1 victory over Ghana in the final.
With five goals, he was second joint-scorer in the tournament with Peter Anosike and Manuel Neira, behind compatriot and Captain Wilson Oruma.
As well as winning the Olympic gold in the football event at 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Kanu participated in 1998, 2002 and 2010 FIFA World Cups.