NFF, FIFA pay tribute to Rashidi Yekini, 7 years after

The Nigerian Football Federation and the Federation of International Football have once again paid glowing tributes to the late Rashidi Yekini who died seven years ago.

Yekini passed away in Ibadan in 2012 at the age of 48.

FIFA Tweeted #OnThisDay seven years ago, we lost

@NGSuperEagles legend Rashidi Yekini. The first player to score a World Cup goal for the Super Eagles, his passionate celebration will always have its place in the history of the tournament.

NFF Tweeted – The legend of Rashidi Yekini lives on. On this day on May 4, 2012, Nigeria’s all time top scorer passed on to glory. Keep resting in power, Goals-Father.

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