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FIFA celebrates Nigeria’s greatest Afcon hero

FIFA celebrates Nigeria’s greatest Afcon hero

FIFA, Football, HISTORY, LEGENDS, Nigeria, Sports
The world governing body recognised one of Nigeria’s finest ever football stars three decades after he departed this realm The Fédération Internationale de Football Association, FIFA, has celebrated late Green Eagles midfielder Mudashiru Babatunde “Muda” Lawal on the 30th anniversary of his demise. The world football governing body took to their official Twitter account to recognise the contribution of one of Nigeria’s greatest ever players, who died on July 6, 1991. Writing on the social media microblogging platform, FIFA said: “Muda Lawal inspired Nigeria to their 1st AFCON title in 1980 and was the 1st player to appear in 5 successive editions of the competition. “30 years ago today, the Super Eagles legend passed away, aged 37.” https://twitter.com/FIFAcom/sta...
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