Why Rashidi Yekini celebrated alone after World Cup goal in USA

Why Rashidi Yekini celebrated alone after World Cup goal in USA

Nigeria’s highest scoring international Rashidi Yekini had a great deak of animosity against him by fellow players at the 1994 World Cup in the United States of America, former captain Sunday Oliseh has revealed in an interview. Yekini went to the Mundial as African player of the year after his exploits in 1993 where he scored eight goals to earn the Super Eagles their debut at the tournament. He also finished as top scorer at that year’s African Cup of Nations tournament in Tunisia with five goals as Nigeria claimed…

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Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development Places Rashidi Yekini’s Mother On Monthly Salary

Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development Places Rashidi Yekini's Mother On Monthly Salary

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has approved a monthly salary of N10,000 to the mother of the late legendary Super Eagles striker, Rashidi Yekini, Alhaja Sikiratu. NAN reports that Olaitan Shittu, the Minister’s delegate, Sunday Dare, disclosed this in Ijagbo, near Offa, Kwara State, on Wednesday. He also delivered gifts from Ramadan to the elderly mother of the late player, which included a sack of 50 kg of rice, a pack of 10 kg of wheat, and six tins of drinks. Shittu also announced that the Minister…

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