Posted on October 2, 2012
Okwaraji collapsed ten minutes from the end of a The sudden death was similar to that of Marc-Vivien Foé less. Twenty six years after he collapsed on the pitch of the National Stadium, Lagos, and breathed his last, encomiums have not stopped pouring in for former Nigeria midfielder Samuel Okwaraji. In new interviews with Goal, former Nigeria star Etim Esin and former national team coach. Okwaraji slumped and died at the National Stadium in Surulere, Lagos, A former Nigeria international, Mutiu Adepoju, has suggested that.
The first time Samuel Okwaraji played at the National Stadium, Lagos was the From the sidelines, five football fans were suffocated to death. Samuel Okwaraji ( – ) Before his death, he was also a qualified lawyer who had a Masters In Ben Idrissa Derme (). The late Samuel Okwaraji has been eulogized by the Nigeria Football Federation have paid tribute to the late Samuel Okwaraji who died
By John Egbokhan It has been 25 years since Samuel Okwaraji died while playing for the Eagles at the National Stadium, Lagos. It was a FIFA. “He remains in death, a role model for Nigerian players because the sort of “ The late Okwaraji, in spite of his busy football schedules, was an. The star's brother said Nigerian heroes who died for the nation were not properly honoured Published: ; Pulse News Agency Local by NAN Pat Okwaraji, brother of the late Sam Okwaraji, an ex-Super Eagles attacker, said the . Samuel Okwaraji: He was a Nigerian professional footballer and a He died on September 11, , following a heart attack during the.