Victor Osimhen’s girlfriend has made her allegiance at AFCON 2023 as clear as the blue sky.
The tournament kicked off officially on Saturday night, January 13, 2023, in Ivory Coast.
While the opening game delivered, the lives of the footballers off pitch tends to make the headlines.
Stefanie Ladewig has taken to social media to laud the efforts of the Borussia Dortmund striker of Nigerian descent.
Victor Osimhen’s girlfriend, Stefanie Kim Ladewig, seemed to have apparently snubbed Nigeria in favour of supporting Cameroon ahead of the Super Eagles’ crucial Group A opener against Equatorial Guinea on Sunday.
Stefanie Ladewig: Victor Osimhen’s girlfriend makes allegiance known as AFCON 2023 kicks off in Ivory Coast
Stefanie Ladewig took to social media to declare her support for Cameroon, her mother’s country, just ahead of Nigeria’s opening group A game against Equatorial Guinea.
While many football enthusiasts view international tournaments as a time to unite in support of their national teams, Ladewig’s public declaration has raised some eyebrows amongst fans as AFCON 2023 gets underway in Ivory Coast.
Although, Ladewig’s allegiance is understandable, considering the fact that her mother hails from the Central African country.
However, in December 2018, Stefanie announced the sad news that she had lost her mother and penned an emotional message as a tribute to her describing her mom as ‘a living angel’.
Head coach of Mamelodi Sundowns, Rulani Mokwena has picked a Nigerian to be the best player at AFCON.
Under-Pressure Super Eagles seeking victory in AFCON 2023 opener
Nigeria’s Super Eagles gear up for their opening group A game against Equatorial Guinea.
The Eagles will be hoping to begin their conquest for a fourth African title with a win against The Elephants.
Jose Peseiro remains focused on securing a strong start to their AFCON 2023 campaign after hosts Ivory Coast set the tone with a convincing 2-0 win against Guinea-Bissau in the tournament’s first match.
Undoubtedly, the pressure is on, not only to deliver results but also to navigate the media scrutiny that accompanies the outcome of Sunday’s match as the eyes of the footballing world focus on Nigeria’s quest to dethrone defending champions, Senegal.