EXTRA TIME: How Eto'o, Enyeama and African stars welcomed 2018

The continent’s football stars ushered in the new year with various activities across social media

Kevin-Prince Boateng, Emmanuel Emenike, Samuel Eto’o, Emmanuel Adebayor, Kelechi Iheanacho, Pape Souare and other African stars joined the rest of the world to celebrate the arrival of 2018.

Some players who are currently on holiday due to the winter break in some major European leagues shared pictures with their family and friends while some England-based players were involved in Premier League action.

Below are how African stars celebrated the New Year’s Day on Instagram and Twitter.


Happy new year 2018 ❤️ @dondinels @ebsnation @nonnysmart

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Feliz 2018 🌟

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Can't really complain about a great 2017, but very much looking forward to 2018...

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Happy new year Feliz Ano Novo Felice Anno Nuovo 🌠🌠😊😊🙏🏾

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What a start to 2018 🔥

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2017 ✅ hoping for a great 2018! Happy new year everyone ❤️

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New Year Same God #AGuy

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Happy new year 🎊🎈🎆 🙏🏾 #chiefimam #ALLAHisgreat

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Happy new year to everyone love you all ✌️we made it.

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Happy new year 🎊🎆🎈

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Feliz año nuevo a todos 🙌🏾🙌🏾

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