The town hall of the city of Leverkusen has granted honorary citizenship to Victor Boniface, Nathan Tella and the rest of the historic Bundesliga champion.

On Sunday, Bayer Leverkusen won their first-ever Bundesliga championship after they dismantled Werder Bremen 5-0 with Victor Boniface scoring the opening goal and also making an assist.

Victor Boniface carries a Nigerian passport, while Tella besides his green passport also has a British passport as he was born to Nigerian parents in England.

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The city is also exploring the possibilities of naming a street after coach Xabi Alonso.

This was after a joke by the supporters Sunday when they came up with “Xabi-Alonso-Alle” to one of the roads leading to the BayArena.

However, there is a standing rule that streets in the city are not named after people.


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