By Izuchukwu Okosi:
Nollywood screen goddess Patience Ozokwo has exclusively told Completesportsnigeria.com that an injury to her son, Nduka, made her stop attending matches to see him in action.
The Nigerian film superstar said:
"I attended a couple of matches played by Rangers International of Enugu when Nduka was still their player.
"We are based in Enugu anyway so I didn't have to make long trips.
"However, in one of their league games – I can't remember which team it was now, he sustained a very serious injury. I couldn't even bear to see him in pains, I had to leave the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium," Mama G as the Enugu State-born actress is affectionately called revealed.
Speaking on the chances of her son who currently plays his professional football for Turkish top side, Adanaspor, playing for Nigeria's Super Eagles, the 57-year-old thespian said:
"That depends on his form and fitness. He has to prove to the coaches that he is capable of making the team. I had a dream for my son many years ago which is that he will be the best in the world.
"One could say its not possible, but with God, dedication and discipline, anything is possible. As for my job as an actress, I will continue to make my fans smile as long as I'm strong," Mrs Ozokwo who has acted in over 300 movies told Completesportsnigeria.com
The delectable actress has a thriving shopping complex in the coal city of Enugu called Wendy Plaza.
Patience Ozokwo, whose late husband was an engineer, has nine children; four are her biological offspring, and five she adopted, who all bear her surname.
Nduka Ozokwo was the Flying Eagles captain to the 2007 FIFA U20 World Cup in Canada. His contract with Adanaspor will end in the summer of 2016.
Nduka is married to his long time girlfriend, Mary.