Today, Nigerians globally remembered late football icon, Samuel Sochukwuma Okwaraji.
Samuel Okwaraji was a Nigerian football star who died 31 years ago in Lagos State, Nigeria while playing for his country, Nigeria on the 12th August, 1989.
He reportedly died of congestive heart failure in the 77th minute of a World Cup Qualification match against Angola at the National Stadium in Surulere, Lagos State on 12th August, 1989.
Sam Okwaraji was 25 years old when he lost his life, and said to be the only child of his parents.
Today, August 12, 2020 made it 31 years of his heartbreaking sudden death. May his soul continue to rest in peace.
Few months ago, it was reported that his aged mother is dead.