Super Eagles star John Ogu has described leading the team in an exhibition game against Liberia as an experience he would never forget.
Gernot Rohr’s Eagles soared to a 2-1 win over the Lone Stars on Tuesday in the clash that featured former World Footballer of the Year and Liberia President George Weah.
Ogu was the captain of the team that played in the match used to retire Weah’s famous number 14 shirt for Liberia.
Henry Onyekuru and Simeon Nwankwo grabbed a goal each for the three-time African country before Liberia got a late consolation via a penalty.
“I will never forget this day in my life. Leading my country with such wonderful talent in a game against Liberia with President, and the only African player to win the Ballon d’Or,” Ogu tweeted after the game.
I will never forget this day for the rest of my life. Leading my country with such a wonderful talents in a game against Liberia with the president of Liberia and the only African player to win the ballon d or . I feel blessed . 🙏🏼🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/L9GwJ2ePIk
— John Ogu (@ogujohnugo) September 12, 2018
Weah, 51, is the only African to have won the World Footballer of the Year, the Ballon d’Or and the African Footballer of the Year award.
He did all that in 1995.