By Izuchukwu Okosi:
Former Flying Eagles defender Gbenga Arokoyo has confirmed to Completesportsnigeria.com
Arokoyo on Tuesday proposed to the lucky spinster in the presence of his friends.
The Gaziantepspor of Turkey defender had posted the following message on social media to profess his love for his girlfriend.
“You’re the treasure I have always dreamt of coming across someday and thank God I found you. You’re truly a gift from God and as we begin this journey of our life, together I promise to spend the rest of my life treating you as such.
"I will cherish you always and never take you for granted. I will lead you and guide you as Christ leads me. I love you with all my heart.”
On Wednesday, an elated Arokoyo told Completesportsnigeria.com
"I want to start by thanking God for my wife-to-be. She is a wonderful person. We have decided to spend the rest of our lives together and have a memorable wedding at God's appointed time. Unfortunately, I don't want to disclose the date of the wedding or her name just yet," the defender stated amidst laughter.
"Marriage is an honourable institution, and I pray God gives me the wisdom to be a good husband and father-to-be. I shall give all the information soon," Arokoyo assured.
The former Kwara United star who was in Nigeria's U-20 side to the 2009 CAF U-20 Youth Championship in Rwanda also confirmed that he hopes to play football again this month after suffering a disrupted calf muscle injury late last year (2015).
"I've gone through my rehabilitation period and hopefully, will play again this month. I still have till end of the month to be fully fit. The team doctors have done a good job," Arokoyo said in appreciation.