Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo scored three goals in the novelty match involving the alumni football team of the Baptist Boys’ High School (BBHS), Abeokuta, and the teachers of the school.
Obasanjo was the captain of the Old Boys team that won the game 3-0 on Monday.
The match, which was played at the school football ground in Saje, Abeokuta, was part of activities to mark the 100th anniversary of the school’s establishment.
According to Kehinde Akinyemi, Obasanjo’s spokesperson, his principal scored all three goals in both halves.
He added that the Old Boys also changed their jerseys in the second half.
Among other dignitaries present are Adedotun Gbadebo, the Alake of Egbaland; Hakeem Akintunde, chairman of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) in Ogun among others.
Voiceofnaija.ng had reported that Obasanjo led the current and old students of the school and was joined by the leadership of the Old Boys Association led by Prof. Kayode Oyesiku.
The former president, whose presence attracted a large number of admirers, dazzled the residents, motorists and passers-by during the walk.