40 YEARS AFTER AFRICAN CUP OF NATIONS SUCCESS. The 1980 Nigeria Green Eagles.Saturday, 22nd March 1980 - Saturday, 22nd March 2020. Today m
40 YEARS AFTER AFRICAN CUP OF NATIONS SUCCESS.
The 1980 Nigeria Green Eagles.
Saturday, 22nd March 1980 – Saturday, 22nd March 2020.
Today marks the 40 years to the day on March, 22 1980 that a group of young and aspiring Nigerian footballers won the African Cup of Nations for their country for the first time and created history.
The historic winning team includes the following ;.
1.Late Best Ogedegbe.
3.Late Okey Isima – Utility.
4.Late Muda Lawal – Ambassador.
Christian Chukwu (Capt) – Chairman.
Late Tunde Bamidele – Calculative.
7.Segun Odegbami – Mathematical.
Late Aloysius Atuegbu – Block Buster.
Felix Owolabi – Owo Blow.
Adokiye Amiesimaka – Chief Justice.
Emmanuel Okala – Man Mountain.
Sylvanus Okpala – Quick Silver.
Ifeanyi Onyedika – Quick Thinker.
Late Eyo Martin’s – Pacy Forward.
Shefiu Mohammed .
Charles Bassey – Sharp Shooter.
Henry Nwosu – Schoolboy International.