Late previous Super Eagles striker Rashidi Yekini has been evaluated above Ghana football legend Tony Yeboah in the survey made by the world football overseeing body FIFA.
FIFA on Thursday, June 18, came out with a survey on their twitter handle requesting that fans pick who they believe was the best between Rashidi Yekini and Tony Yeboah.
What’s more, after the specified time for the survey, the world football administering body got 10,445 votes in which Rashidi Yekini got 78 percent of the all out votes while Yeboah got 22.
This implies football fans who love Rashidi Yekini’s down are more than that of Ghana legend Tony Yeboah.
Like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, Rashidi and Yeboah were likewise eminent during their long stretches of dynamic football both for the national groups and clubs.
Rashidi Yekini who hailed from Kwara state was conceived in Kaduna and began his football profession in the northern state before he moved to Ivory Coast.
It was from Africa Sports that Rashidi Yekini moved to Portugal where he joined Vitoria Setubal and was League’s top scorer with 21 objectives in 1994.
His exhibitions the accompanying season helped him to be named the African footballer of the year as Yekini turned into the main ever Nigerian to win the honor.
Rashidi Yekini stays Super Eagles most significant standard scorer with 37 objectives in the wake of playing 58 games for Nigeria before resigning in 1998.
Known as ‘Gangling’, Rashidi Yekini passed on in Ibadan eight years back and was taken to his old neighborhood Ira in Kwara state for entombment.