Gobun Rotduwe: Nigerians react to photo of 25-year-old Jos goalkeeper

Gobun Rotduwe: Nigerians react to photo of 25-year-old Jos goalkeeper

Gobun Rotduwe is a 25-year-old footballer who plays for the Plateau State-based club, Mighty Jets International Jos as a goalkeeper.


Since his photos surfaced on social media a couple of days ago, netizens have preferred to disagree with his alleged age. Some trolls on social media stated that he is not a 25-year-old man due to his physical appearance.


According to commenters, Gobun looks much older and should have retired from the game of football.


Despite the scepticism and doubtfulness aired by Nigerians on social media, the football club, Mighty Jets maintained that Gobun Rotduwe is 25. As a matter of fact, they claim that he was born on the 13th of September 1995.



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Interestingly, Gobun got married in 2019. He will be 26 in September 2021.


See more photos of the goalkeeper below.



Nigerians have taken to the various social media platforms, Instagram and Twitter to react to the photos of the goalkeeper.


Nigerians have been left to wonder if truly the face and physique of a man can be a measure in determining his age.


While it is not news that footballers usually reduced their ages to fit into the space of the field; Nigerians claim Gobun looks way older than his said age and can not come to terms with that.


1st News has gathered a cross-section of comments from commenters on social media. Read them below.



Equally important, the Mighty Jets International is a second division club based in Jos, Plateau State.


They won the inaugural Nigerian League title in 1972.



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