FIFA, NFF, Everton, Blackburn, others celebrate YAKUBU at 36

FIFA, NFF, Everton, Blackburn, others celebrate YAKUBU at 36

The Nigeria Football Federation, FIFA, Everton, and Middlesbrough have all celebrated former Super Eagles forward, Yakubu Aiyegbeni on the occasion of his 36th birthday today.

The Yak as he is fondly called was part of the Super Eagles side that won bronze at the 2002, 2006 and 2010 Africa Cup of Nations.

 


He represented Nigeria at four African Cup of Nations finals, the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the 2000 Summer Olympics.

 

 

 

The forward also had a stint with clubs in Isreal and Turkey in a remarkable career that started at defunct Nigeria Professional Football League club, Julius Berger.

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