The Nigeria Football Federation, on Monday, marked the 30th anniversary of the death of footballer, Samuel Okwaraji.
Okwaraji died at the National Stadium, Surulere on the 12th August 1989, during a match.
On its verified Twitter handle, the NFF shared a video in memory of the late football player.
NFF captioned the video, “It’s been 30 years since this real and true Nigerian Patriot passed on while on duty for the country. Keep resting in peace, Samuel Sochukwuma Okwaraji.#WeRememberSam“
Okwaraji was born on May 19, 1964.
Apart from being a professional lawyer, who played for Nigeria, Okwaraji was also a qualified lawyer who had a masters in international law from the Pontifical Lateran University of Rome.
— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff)August 12, 2019