Yemi Alade set to perform at AFCON after praying for seven years

Yemi Alade

Singer Yemi Alade has announced she will the performing at the 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) after praying and desiring it for seven years.

The 34-year-old shared the good news in a post via X on Thursday in which she stressed the imperative of “prayer and speaking into existence your heart desires.”

Yemi Alade said she has desired to perform at the stadium since 2016 and her dream has finally come true.

She wrote: “I can’t buttress the importance of prayer and speaking into existence your heart desires. Since 2016, I have desired to perform at the stadium for football ceremonies surrounded by 100’s of dancers and millions of people. A lot of calls came in almost every year when football championship preparations were made, but none was favourable.

“I never said this, but at some point, I started feeling like my team was chasing them away, but something told me to. let them do their job.7YEARS AFTER, I’m PERFORMING AT AFCON. IT’S INDEED AN HONOUR, A DREAM COME TRUE ❤ and it’s just the beginning!! God bless my team and most especially Jehovah; the captain of my ship that never …fails. Keep praying and working towards your goal. NA WHO STOP E DEY STOP FOR!! Na mouth wey dey open dey chop!!!”

At the AFCON, Nigeria will play against the host nation, Cote d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, and Guinea Bissau in Group A.