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Rashidi Yekini is dead

One of Nigeria’s greatest footballer and striker Rashidi Yekini has been reported dead. He (Rashidi Yekini) scored Nigeria’s first world cup goal in the USA 94 World cup. He died after a prolong illness.

The two-time African Footballer of the Year died this evening . He was just 48 years old. Yekini was Nigeria’s national team highest/record goal scorer, scoring 37 goals for in 58 appearances.

He’s survived by two children. May his soul rest in peace, amen.

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