Nigeria striker, Emmanuel Emenike Converts to Islam

Emmanuel Emenike28-year-old Nigerian striker, Emmanuel Emenike is reported to have converted to Islam after a ‘confession’ to his Fenerbahçe coach.

According to the Turkish Daily Fanatik, the player was missing at the team’s breakfast on Saturday. His coach, Vitor Pereira inquired of his whereabouts but the player told him “I’m fasting,”.

The coach reportedly, replied, “You are not a Muslim,” insisting the footballer was a Christian however Emmanuel Emenike retorted, “I became a Muslim, I am a Muslim.”

Emenike Converts to Islam:

The situation has generated lots of buzz on social media especially as it adds to news that Togolese International, Emmanuel Adebayor had also converted to Islam with a video evidence of the footballer reciting the Shahada (Islamic creed declaring belief in the oneness of God and the acceptance of Muhammad as God’s prophet).


This is Emmanuel Adebayor reciting the Shahada:

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