Kanu And Amarachi Nwankwo Celebrates 17th Wedding Anniversary (Photos)

  • Football legend and former Super Eagles of Nigeria playmaker, Nwankwo Kanu has celebrated his wife, Amara as they have clocked 17 years of marriage.
  • Amarachi Kanu got married to Kanu Nwankwo at the age of 18, in what is still known as one of the biggest weddings in Nigeria, the couple tied the knot in the star-studded event at Owerri in Imo state.

The couple have had their trying moments when they had to lose a daughter through the Kanu heart foundation.

Kanu and Amarachi Nwankwo


The Arsenal legend took to social media to share a lovely photo of himself and his wife dining together with the caption:

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 ”

Amarachi Kanu, who is an Interior decorator and a fitness expert revealed how the former professional footballer proposed love and marriage to her the first time they met.


The throwback photo she shared has created a buzz on social media especially with the reply she gave her husband back then when she didn’t believe him.

According to her, “Kanu walked up to her and said “I have come to marry you’ which she replied “why… pls don’t come near me”

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