Kwara Governor To Host USA ’94 Eagles

By Daily sports on September 13, 2020

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The Governor of Kwara State Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has promised to host the 1994 Super Eagles in recognition of their role in lifting the image of the country and to keep the memory of the late Rashidi Yekini alive.

The Governor made this pledge while on a visit to the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, where they also discussed prospects in youth and sports development and areas of mutual collaboration.

Governor Abdulrazaq announced that progress had been made to immortalize late Nigerian football icon Rashidi Yekini by naming the Kwara State Sports Complex Stadium, Ilorin, after him.

“We will send a bill to the State House of Assembly to immortalize Rashidi Yekini with the name of the stadium changing, after the approval."

The Minister reminded the Governor of the series of letters that had been written to the Kwara State Government to immortalize Yekini with the naming of the stadium after the late football legend.

Governor Abdulrahman said he was a passionate follower of the US ‘94 squad. “I was at the stadium in USA when Daniel Amokachi scored what seemed to be the best goal against Greece. It was quite memorable for me as an ardent lover of the game of football. After that goal, I fell in love with Jersey “Number 14” which Daniel Amokachi a.k.a “The Bull,” wore. After the tournament, I knew it will be difficult to produce these sets of great and committed footballers.”

The Governor said he was looking forward to hosting the USA ’94 Squad in Ilorin, to relive the memory of late Yekini who hailed from Ira Local Area of Kwara State. (NAN)

•PHOTO: Super Eagles Set of 1994 

Source Daily sports

Posted September 13, 2020


 

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