Coup in Turkey. AY, J.J Okocha, Peter Okoye remains trapped.
Ace comedian AY Makun, Peter Okoye, Osita Iheme, Jay Jay Okocha, Kanu Nwankwo are amongst the Nigerian celebrities that are currently trapped in Turkey where there have been an unexpected military coup. The stars are in Turkey obviously not to join the coup but to support Samuel Eto who scheduled a charity match today. It’s in doubt if the charity match will hold anytime soon because of the state of things. Friends and families of these celebrities havve been concern about their safety but AY have assured all that they are all fine. In his post on instagram the comedian said, ‘Thank you for all the love and concern from back home. We are fine where we are in Turkey. Keep praying for us and Turkey. #etocharitymatch,’
The charity match is meant to generate funds for the footballer’s Foundation. Players invited for the charity match includes Lionel Messi, Neymar, Luis Suarez, Diego Maradona, Eden Hazard, Francesco Totti, Michael Essien, Xavi, Jay Jay Okocha, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Andres Iniesta, Demba Ba, Didier Drogba, Arda Turan and many others.
We will keep you posted.