Anthony Joshua is set to have a stadium named after him in Nigeria.
The Sagamu International Stadium is set to honour Joshua following his
victory over Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley on Saturday night.
Yinka Mafe, the majority leader of the State House of Assembly in the
Ogun State government in Nigeria, was among those who watched Joshua’s
win in an open air viewing event.Joshua’s parents hail from the Ogun
State region of Nigeria.
According to ESPN , Mafe has vowed to rename the stadium after Joshua, while the popular Cinema Street will also bear his name.
Joshua’s great grandfather, Omo-Oba Daniel Adebambo Joshua, built the cinema that the sits on the road during the 1950s.
- We are proud of what he has achieved as a son of Sagamu, and we will
be happy to do our own little bit to show our appreciation and support
Joshua, who still lives at a council flat with his mum, is thought to have bagged a £15million payday from the Klitschko fight