UK-based boxer born to Nigerian parents from Sagamu, Ogun state,
Nigeria, Anthony Joshua has disclosed to newsmen that eating Nigerian
staple, eba, and egusi is the secret to his success.
He revealed this to Oma Akatugba, a sports journalist and CEO of Sportsbrand.
humbled and not just for myself, but for the people that have worked
with me, so it is important that I can only repay by achieving things in
the ring,” he said.
“My heart is with Nigeria, my heart is with
Britain, I’m a Nigerian by blood, yes… Eating eba with egusi is the
secret of success.”
about his connection with Nigeria, the heavyweight champion said he
would meet the governor of his state back in Nigeria to help the people.
even trying out to get to meet the governor, and go and get something
back to Nigeria, even though we do small things for the country between
my family and my mother, we help out the village she came from and If I
could do more on a large scale, I’ll definitely come down there and
associate myself more with Nigeria,” he said.