History: Super Eagles Squad to France 98

Nigfooty.com present the Super Eagles Squad that represented Nigeria in France 98 FIFA World Cup. They are;

GOALKEEPERS
22. Abiodun Baruwa, FC Soon, Switzerland
12. Willy Okpara, Orlando Pirates, South Africa
1. Peter Rufai, Deportivo La Coruña, Spain

DEFENDERS
3. Celestine Babayaro, Chelsea, England
17. Augustine Eguavoen, Torpedo Moskva, Russia
19. Ben Iroha, Elche CF, Spain
16. Uche Okafor, Kansas City Wizards, USA
5. Uche Okechukwu, Fenerbahçe, Turkey
21. Godwin Okpara, RC Strasbourg, France
2. Mobi Oparaku, KFC Turnhout, Belgium
6. Taribo West, Inter Milan, Italy

MIDFIELDERS
8. Mutiu Adepoju, Real Sociedad, Spain
11. Garba Lawal, Roda JC Kerkrade, Netherlands
10. Jay Jay Okocha, Fernabahçe, Turkey
15. Sunday Oliseh, AFC Ajax, Netherland
18. Wilson Oruma, RC Lens, France

ATTACKERS
14. Daniel Amokachi, Besiktas, Turkey
13. Tijani Babangida, AFC Ajax, Netherland
7. Finidi George, Real Betis, Spain
20. Victor Ikpeba, AS Monaco
4. Nwankwo Kano, Inter Milan, Italy
9. Rashidi Yekini, FC Zurich, Switzerland

Manager: Velibor Bora Milutinovic

Nigeria were eliminated by Denmark in the round of 16, 4-1 it ended in favour of Denmark.

By Oladele Emmanuel Abodun

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