Speaking to website New Fanzone Blog, he said: “How can anybody claim or ascertain that I am not 23-years-old merely by my looks.
Some news outlets claim that Emenayo may suffer from Lorde Disease – an illness that makes people look older than they actually are. But Emenayo made no mention of this in his interview.
It is not the first time Nigerian footballers have been accused of lying about their age. Last month a staggering 26 Under-17 players failed an age test ahead of their African Nations’ Cup qualifier.