59th Independence: How Nigerian Players, Clubs Celebrated Day

Why Nigeria Still Remains Dependent 59 Years After Independence

Nigeria marks 59 years of independence (Sunday Alamba/AP)

Nigerian players and some European clubs on Tuesday took out time to celebrate the West African nation’s 59th Independence Day.

Concise News understands that Nigeria gained independence on October 1st, 1960 from Britain.

And to mark the 59th Independence anniversary, several Nigerian players and European clubs took to their social media handles to wish the country well.

The players posted their photos while in action for Nigeria and the clubs shared pictures of players from the country who have featured (or still featuring) for them as seen below:

Happy Independence Day to our beloved country! God Bless Nigeria 🇳🇬 pic.twitter.com/hAWh4wnFzb

— Maduka Okoye (@OkoyeMaduka) October 1, 2019


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Happy Independence Day 🇳🇬

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Happy Independence Day 🇳🇬🇳🇬

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Happy independence day 🇳🇬.

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Egobiambu Emmanuel is a Mass Communication graduate from the University of Benin. He is a media enthusiast, loves reading and writing, and has a special interest in personal development. Emmanuel is a reporter with Concise News.

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