Retired Nigerian football legend Kanu Nwankwo and his wife, Amara, celebrated their 17th wedding anniversary on Thursday, July 2. The couple has three beautiful children together.
The football star, who shared the exciting news with his fans on the popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter, thanked God for blessing his family.
17 years strong 💪🏽 🙏 Happy Anniversary wifey. @amarakanu I love ❤️ you. You are what your name is Amara Gods gift and I thank God my dream came true.Cheers to an amazing future #positivevibes #happyanniversary #happiness #thankgod pic.twitter.com/pHtjnkdWln
— Kanu Nwankwo (@papilokanu) July 2, 2020
Nwankwo also gushed about being married for 17 years. He added that more years are to come. The footballer also shared a beautiful photo of himself and his beautiful wife.
He wrote: “17 years strong Happy Anniversary wifey. @amarakanu I love you. You are what your name is Amara Gods gift and I thank God my dream came true.Cheers to an amazing future #positivevibes #happyanniversary #happiness #thankgod”
Kanu and Amara’s love story is nothing short of inspirational. The couple tied the knot in 2005 when they were both young. At the time, Amara was 18 years old and Kanu was 28 years old.
Despite the 10 year gap between them, the couple has survived for 17 years with three beautiful kids.