Kanu Nwankwo to run for president of Nigeria in 2019

The two-time African Player of the Year may have been inspired by George Weah’s feat as he will contesting in the 2019 elections.

Kanu, who once played for Ajax, Inter Milan, and Arsenal during his active days, said he had the dream to transform the most populous black nation.

The 1995 Champions League winner has not hidden his love for politics after ending his professional career at Portsmouth in 2012.

He has vowed to improve his country’s standard of living if elected.