Happy Birthday! Samuel Okwaraji would have been 55 Today

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Happy Birthday! Samuel Okwaraji would have been 55 Today

55 years ago one of Nigeria’s most iconic footballers was born and posthumously we celebrate Samuel Okwaraji.

Okwaraji played for the Super Eagles in a short lived career, that ended tragically when he collapsed during a World Cup qualifier inside the National Stadium in Lagos.

He was later pronounced dead, from an apparent heart failure.

Okwaraji earned 8 caps for Nigeria and scored a goal, he was 25 year-old.

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