Eche Chinonso — Meet The Youngest Nigerian In The Guinness World Record

Chinonso Eche nicknamed ‘(Amazing Kid Eche), is a 12 year old boy from Warri in Delta State and the youngest Nigerian in the Guinness World Record.

Eche Chinonso, The Youngest Nigerian In The Guinness World Record

On November 14, 2019, Chinonso Eche, became a new entrant into the Guinness world record after becoming the only person in the world with the most consecutive football touches in one minute while balancing a football. He was able to complete 111 touches while he held another ball on his head.

Chinonso Eche holds the Guinness world record for most consecutive football touches in one minute while balancing another football on the head.

Eche prides himself as the best football freestyler in Warri, South-South Nigerian.

According to Eche, he started freestyling since he was eight years old when his father showed him clips from retired Nigerian skipper, Jay Jay Okocha, Brazillian Gaucho Ronaldinho and Barcelona footballer, Lionel Messi.

“My dad showed me videos of Messi, Ronaldinho and Okocha and I started practising,” Eche said.

Eche Chinonso —  Meet The Youngest Nigerian In The Guinness World Record

The eleven-year-old boy hopes to play for the Nigerian Super Eagles and Clubs like Real Madrid, Barcelona and Chelsea someday.

Uzonna Anele
Uzonna Anele
Anele is a web developer and a Pan-Africanist who believes bad leadership is the only thing keeping Africa from taking its rightful place in the modern world.

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