Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi, and former Golden Eaglet striker, Sani Emmanuel have reacted to the death of Pastor T.B Joshua, the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations.
Pastor T.B Joshua died on Saturday 5th June had supported the careers of a handful of Nigerian footballers including the duo.
Ogenyi Onazi took to his Instagram page to react to the death of the cleric who he referred to as “Papa”
“Rest In Peace Papa”
Onazi also revealed to ScoreNigeria how the late T.B Joshua prayed for him when he initially missed out on the Golden Eaglets team ahead of the World Cup which was hosted in Nigeria in 2009.
“I did not make the open screening of the Golden Eaglets and thereafter I joined a friend to go to Lagos for TB Joshua to pray for me”
“He prayed for me and I joined his team My People’s FC, who later played in a tournament in Sweden, where we did well and I was recalled to the Golden Eaglets by the new coach of the team (John Obuh).”
Sani Emmanuel took to his Facebook page to also react to the demise of the pastor.
“REST IN PEACE DADDY😭😭😭💔💔🙏🙏”