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Video: Rashidi Yekini scoring Nigeria’s first ever world cup goal

It is exactly four years since one of Nigeria’s most celebrated footballer Rashidi Yekini died.

Yekini was the first Nigerian to score at the World Cup, he scored a total of 90 goals in 114 appearances for Vitoria Setubal. His phenomena scoring record earned him the title of African Footballer of the Year in 1993, the first ever by any Nigeria.

He scored 37 in 58 games for Nigeria a record yet to be broken.


Ajike is one of Nigeria's top Sportscasters with over 15 years of experience in writing and talking Sports.

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