Why we gave up on our football for music – P-Square

Popular Nigerian musical duo, Paul and Peter Okoye popularly known as P-Square, have makes shocking revelations on why they gave up on pursuing a career in football.

According to the musical icon, they said they wanted to be football stars while growing up in Jos, Plateau State, but for some reasons, they ended up as an artist.

DAILY GIST HUB gathered that they disclosed this in a recent interview with CNN.

Paul said, “We played football. Peter played with Mikel [Obi] in Pepsi Academy. I was a keeper, but I gave up because I could tell age was coming. But then Nigeria won this football, Atlanta Olympic 96′ I think. And when they won the competition, we saw what the then-president gave the footballers; we dropped our mics and went back to soccer.”

Peter added, “But remember, at the same time we were having this situation whereby I was playing for Pepsi Academy. So, if we were trying to wear boots, and I’m like, ‘I’m gonna remain local. Entertainment is about to take me international.

God has a reason like, if I was playing football today, five years ago, I would have retired. But today, we are still doing music.”

Manuel Santibenez
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