Eight years on, FIFA, NFF, Eagles celebrate late Rashidi Yekini

first_img The global football body via its Twitter handle: @FIFAWorldCup, wrote: “Rasheed Yekini produced one of the most iconic celebrations in #WorldCup history after scoring theSuper Eagles first-ever goal in the competition. Read Also: Late Super striker Rashidi Yekini in Oliseh’s mind 8 years on “May his soul continue to rest in peace.” Interestingly, the late striker netted Nigeria’s first goal at the FIFA World Cup against Bulgaria in 1994. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Eight years after the demise of  Super Eagles ace Rashidi Yekini,  football governing body, FIFA, and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have continued to celebrate the legendary striker. In similar vein, the NFF remembered the gangling striker as one of the most feared forward in the world. It said: “Today, we remember one of the World’s most feared strikers of his time, Rashidi Yekini who passed on to glory on this day in 2012. “Africa sadly lost of its greatest-ever players #OnThisDay in 2012, but his legend will live on eternally.” Loading… Promoted Content10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The World9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks11 Strange Facts About Your Favorite TV Shows2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way7 Universities In The World Where Education Costs Too MuchEver Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show You9 Talented Actors Who Are Only Associated With One Role7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market Valuelast_img

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