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Soccer News of Tuesday, 5 October 2021

Source: www.mynigeria.com

Ex-international Oyarekhua is dead

Former Nigerian player, ACP Sunny Oyarekhua (rtd) is dead. Former Nigerian player, ACP Sunny Oyarekhua (rtd) is dead.

Former Nigerian player, ACP Sunny Oyarekhua (rtd) is dead. Vanguard reports that he died on Monday, October 4, 2021

He was prominent for the Green Eagles from 1971 to 1975 and the top goal scorer at the 1973 All-African Games as the team won the gold medal in the football event.

Oyarekhua laced his boot for Benin Amateur Football Association, BAFA, and Police Machine Team.

He also played for the Midwest XI, including the memorable game against Santos FC that had Pele, Edu, Maria and Gilmar at the Ogbe Stadium, Benin, in 1969, according to Vanguard.