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How Super Eagles/Falcon stars celebrated mother's day - FCNaija

Football Lifestyle By: Uche Duru | 12/03/2018

Love was in the air yesterday as the world celebrated Mothers's Day which is an annual global celebration aimed at honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. 

Super Eagles players alongside their female counterparts, Super Falcons joined in the commemoration mood as they took to their various social media handles to celebrate their mothers as well as their wives and partners.

FCNaija followed some of the Nigerian football stars closely to capture a few moments of their Mothers' Day observance.

Mikel Obi was one of the players that went emotional. The Super Eagles captain sprinkled cute words to honour his wife, Olga Diyachenko with whom he has twin daughters with, Ava and Mia.

Mikel put on two photos of Olga Diyachenko with their twin daughters and wrote; “Happy Mother’s Day my love love you so so much. Proud to have you as the mother of my two beautiful, wonderful and smartest angels.”

Super Eagles striker Aaron Samuel who just welcomed a child with his wife put up a photo of his partner and his mum. “happy Mother’s Day to lovely mom and wife,” the striker wrote alongside the photo.

❤️❤️❤️happy Mother’s Day to lovely mom and wife

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Nigerian forward Nnamdi Oduamadi who plays for AC Milan put up a photo of his mother with the caption; “Paty Nnem. Slay Mama   I love you forever.”


Manchester City player Chidiebere Nwakali who is on loan at Aberdeen also celebrated his mother with a photo;

“Happy Mother’s Day to mother of them boys and warriors and our special @ruth_nwakali we all celebrate you today MMA you are special you are strong you are the strength of your boys we love you   MMA umu Nwakali’s mummy general I love u mummy,” he wrote.

His brother, Kelechi also shared a photo of their mum; “Happy mother’s day to my lovely mom and all mothers in the world God bless you all,” the Arsenal midfielder on loan at MVV Maastricht wrote.

Super Eagles and Las Palmas midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo shared a photo of his mum and hailed her as the ‘best mum’ in the world.

“I got the best mum in world words are not enough to express the love you have shown me right from my birth, God Almighty will surely keep and strengthen you Mamo Happy Mother’s Day,” the midfielder wrote.

Super Eagles and KAA Gent's Forward Moses Simon celebrated his mum and wife on Instagram.

“Happy Mother’s Day to my two worlds best love you both and to every mother’s in the world you all are great,” the Gent forward wrote as he shared pictures of his mum and wife.

Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala shared a photo of her mum also.


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Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo shared a photo collage of his mum, wife and his sister celebrating them for being great mothers.


Happy Mother’s Day❤️

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