‘Okwaraji would have been alive if Nigeria had emergency response equipment’
Super Eagles former attacker, Etim John Esin, believes the late national team star, Samuel Okwaraji, would have been saved if the country had the right equipment and medical personnel when the star slumped at the Lagos National Stadium in 1989.
NFF yet to fulfil N30k monthly stipend promised late Yekini’s mother
The family of late Rashidi Yekini on Tuesday said they were yet to receive the N30,000 monthly stipend promised by the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
Google Doodle celebrates the late football icon, Okwaraji
Google Doodle, on Sunday celebrated the posthumous birthday of Samuel Okwaraji. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google’s homepages, intended to commemorate holidays, events, achievements, and notable historical figures. “Samuel Sochukwuma Okwaraji was a professional footballer. He was also a qualified lawyer…
Samuel Okwaraji: Death During National Service
Samuel Sochukwuma Okwaraji was born on this day in 1964. He will always be remembered as a player who died during the course of service for his country. A bright student, the Orlu-born Okwaraji had a Masters degree in International law from the Pontifical Lateran University, Rome but chose to pursue his football interest. During…