It was historical on Saturday October 1, 2016 for all fans of Manchester United in Nigeria, the duo of Michael Ezenweani and John Jidonwor led their wives Eche Analoh and Cecilia Agogo respectively to the altar at St. Dominic catholic church Yaba during the 11am Mass.
The joint wedding and reception was powered by their group St. Giles choir, one of the leading choirs in St. Dominic catholic church in the archdiocese of Lagos.
Speaking to Sport Intelligence at the event, the choirmaster of St. Giles choir Mr. Tolulope Fashoro simply said ” Its a special day in their lives, and they have tried to make the best out of it by going as far as adoring their football clubs on their wedding day, all we did as a group is to give them the needed support.
Also, the chairman of the Musical Commission of St. Dominic Church, Mr Pat Okpuzor, who is also an ardent fan of Manchester United, threw his full support on the couples for carrying Manchester United club along in their wedding, he also showered praises on them for doing the needful.
Aside being fans of Manchester United, Michael and John are members of St. Giles Choir and they also play football for the choir’s football team. Hence taking their wedding the direction of their club became necessary for them.
Mike and John who are ardent fans of Manchester United, went the part of Samuel Eto, who wedded his wife after some years of marriage life, though the former African footballer never played in Manchester United.
The duo of Eche Analoh and Cecilia Agogo wore the AON branded jerseys of Manchester United, while Mike and John appeared in the recent Chevrolet branded editions. Eche is also a member of St. Giles choir while Cecilia a member of St. Cecilia choir in St. Dominic Catholic Church.