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NFF Pays Tribute To Late Samuel Okwaraji.

Aug 13, 2019 Hit: 81 Written by 
NFF Pays Tribute To Late Samuel Okwaraji.

The Nigeria fFotball Federation has paid glowing tribute to the late super eagles midfielder, Samuel Okwaraji, on the 30th anniversary of his death.

Okwaraji collapsed and died of congestive failure on august 12, 1989 during – a 1990 FIFA world cup qualifying fixtures against the palacans negras of angola at the national stadium in Surulere, Lagos.

The NFF also shared a video in memory of the late Okwaraji with a short message by the president of the body, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, eulogizing the sacrifice and patriotism Okwaraji showed while playing for Nigeria, adding that the nation has learnt great lessons the late footballer whose attitude is been used to guide young talents in football today.

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