Nigeria remembers Rashidi Yekini. and needs another goal poacher with the gangling strides of the that Legend, with due respect to the current stars of the Super Eagles.
Indeed Rashidi Yekini still holds the record as Nigeria’s all-time goal scorer; important goals and postcard moments to go with them.
He scored Nigeria’s first goal at the Country’s first ever FIFA World Cup appearance after a brilliant run at the 1994 Africa Cup of Nations in Tunisia, where he finished as top scorer.
In 1993 he won the African Player of the year award, becoming the first Nigerian to achieve the feat.
Rashidi Yekini died aged 49, on 4 May, 2012 and many fans took to twitter to celebrate the legend and his achievements with the Super Eagles.
Heroes get remembered, but LEGENDS like RASHIDI YEKINI never die. Keep resting in peace ‘Yeking of Goals.’ ( 23 Oct.1963- 4 May 2012) pic.twitter.com/ytiWaD2StY
— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) May 4, 2017
First Nigerian to win the CAF African Footballer of the year award.
— Oluwashina Okeleji (@oluwashina) May 4, 2017
— League Management NG (@LMCNPFL) May 4, 2017
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