Photos: Arsenal legend Thierry Henry visit Nigeria coronated as Igwe of Football.
Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry on Sunday arrived Lagos for the Guinness Made of Black programme. Thierry Henry, Arsenal football legend, was on Sunday crowned the ‘Igwe of football’ at an event in Victoria Island, Lagos.
The 40-year-old Frenchman is presently in the country to meet winners of the ‘Be a Front Row Fan’ consumer promotion of the company.
The Arsenal legend was received by a large crowd at Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos.
The Frenchman is in Nigeria for ‘Watch a Match with Thierry Henry’, an event put together by Guinness Fanzone.
After receiving the honorary title, Henry partook in the cooking of jollof rice. Henry later recognised and praised a one-legged footballer whom he described as “the real Igwe”.
The one-legged footballer told Henry that despite losing his leg, he relocated to Lagos and still managed to achieve his dream of playing football.
Here are photos from the crowning ceremony of ‘Igwe Thierry Henry 1’.
Congratulations Thierry Henry