Manchester United legend Patrice Evra believes Nigeria jollof comes third behind jollof made in Ghana and Senegal.
Jollof rice is a standard dish in Western Africa, particularly in countries like Nigeria, Senegal, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Togo, Liberia, Niger, Mali, Ivory Coast and Cameroon.
However, there was a longstanding rivalry between Ghana and Nigeria over which country makes the very best jollof.
Having lastly tasted the Ghana jollof throughout his keep in Ghana, Evra confessed that it tasted higher than that of Nigeria.
It’s not like I need to be your choose however you recognize I’m actually trustworthy,” he said in a video shared on his Twitter web page.
“My Nigerian people, I love you, but I’m sorry the Ghana jollof is the closest to the Senegal jollof. Don’t get me wrong, we invented the jollof. This is the closes one.”
He added: “So I’m asking you which one you prefer, the Ghana jollof or the Nigeria jollof? Sorry, but I already made my choice.”
The former left-again arrived in Ghana on Monday night as a part of his tour of the continent as he promotes his new ebook.
The 41-year-old ex-France worldwide’s autobiography is titled ‘I Love This Game’ and he has been on a promotion tour.