Emmanuel Adebayor: Kenya is a beautiful country – VIDEO
Star footballer Emmanuel Adebayor says Kenya is a ‘fine and beautiful country’.
The former Arsenal and Real Madrid striker is on a working trip in Nairobi as part of his ambassadorial work with a gaming firm.
The lanky forward on January 19, 2022, watched the Kenyan Premier League match pitting Tusker against Talanta FC at the Ruaraka grounds.
Kenya is beautiful and amazing,” he observed.
“Nice weather, people.. beautiful everything. I’m having fun.”
The league match ended 2-2 and Adebayor who captained Togo at the 2006 Fifa World Cup was excited with the talents on show.
“It is good to see the young players trying to survive, being footballers, representing their country and town, it is beautiful and I am happy,” he added.
Adebayor, who played for Togo at the 2006 Fifa World Cup in Germany has also signaled out Tusker players David Majak and Humphrey Mieno for praise.
“These are talented players. The tall striker (Majak) I’m told plays for the Sudan national team. He is talented and can score goals. I ask him to continue working hard.”
Dressed in tracksuit pants and a white t-shirt which he paired with red sneakers and a chain, Adebayor in one photo was seen posing with former Gor Mahia player Bramwell Karamoja.
In a separate video clip seen by Nairobi News, the Togolese forward is seen partying at a Kenyan entertainment joint. Adebayor is one of the most talented African players.
In his prime, Adebayor, 38, turned out for Arsenal and Tottenham in the English Premier League and also enjoyed stints at Real Madrid in Spain. He represented Togo at the 2006 Fifa World Cup.
He was voted African Footballer of the Year in 2008 while playing at Arsenal, and during his latter career, he became the most iconic signing in Paraguayan football and the highest-paid player in the country’s history when he joined Olimpia Asunción in 2020.