Singer David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido has said that Nigeria may have failed to qualify for the biggest football tournament in the world, but he would be thrilling football fans in Qatar when the tournament comes alive in a few months.
Davido, R learnt, would be flying the Nigerian flag as news emerged on Friday that the song Hayya Hayya, a song which featured Davido has been selected as the official World Cup soundtrack with Davido celebrating the big news with his fans.
On his verified Twitter account, Davido shared the news of his big moment saying he is honoured to be featured on the official FIFA World Cup 2022 soundtrack. The single featured US star, Trinidad Cardona and Qatari sensation Aisha, ahead of Friday’s final draw.
Justifying the choice of Davido and others, FIFA on its official page, said their choice is to “connect with audiences worldwide through the shared passions of football and music.”
“The entertainment strategy was conceived to create innovative and meaningful connections between football fans, music enthusiasts, players, artistes, and the game and songs they all love.
“The combination of breakthrough US star, Trinidad Cardona, Afrobeats icon Davido and Qatari sensation Aisha, captures the spirit of the FIFA World Cup and the FIFA sound strategy by bringing together inspiration from across the globe.”
Meanwhile fans of Davido have taunted Grammy award winners, Wizkid and Burna Boy, who had earlier teamed up to release a song entitled Ballon D’or.
They took to social media platforms to throw subtle jibes at the two super stars, saying Davido has once again proven that he remains Africa’s biggest artiste with his recent feat on the global stage.