samuel okwaraji

Google today, pays tribute to the Nigerian football legend Samuel Okwaraji who would have been 55 today. He was born on 19th of May, 1964 in Orlu, Imo State, Nigeria.

Samuel Sochukwuma Okwaraji was a qualified lawyer who had a masters in international law from the Pontifical Lateran University of Rome and also a professional footballer who played for the Nigerian team internationally.

Samuel Okwaraji

He died as a result of congestive heart failure in a football match in the 77th minute of a World Cup qualification against Angola at the Lagos National Stadium in Surulere, Lagos State on 12 August 1989.

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