We remember Samuel Sochukwuma Okwaraji (May 19, 1964 – August 12, 1989) who died on the line of duty.
He was a professional footballer who played internationally for Nigeria.
He was also a qualified lawyer who had masters in international law from the University of Rome.
SAM Okwaraji as popularly called collapsed and died of congestive heart failure in the 77th minute of a World Cup qualification match against Angola at the Lagos National Stadium in Surulere, Lagos State on 12 August 1989.
He died at the age of 25.
TWEET.ng dedicate this year’s international youth day to this young talented man who passed on exactly 27 years ago today with many unfulfilled dreams.
Continue to rest on.