Thanks to Coach Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles defender, Abdullahi Shehu, did not feature prominently during the World Cup in Russia.

But that would not stop his home state from honouring him for being a good ambassador of the state in Russia.

The indigene of Sokoto state visited the state governor, Aminu Tambuwal on Monday, and was rewarded for his ‘exemplary’ role in Russia 2018.

Yes, exemplary role, at least asides playing his part in the game against Croatia, he also rejoiced with his northern brother, Ahmed Musa during his heroics against Iceland and cried with the team when they lost.

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