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Relive the moments: Kanu Nwankwo’s iconic goals and celebrations at Atlanta 96′ as the Nigerian legend turns 43 today! Video👇

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During his active days, each time the Super Eagles need a game-changer, someone to unlock tight and stubborn defence line, Kanu Nwankwo comes on board.

It remains a thing of wonder why most teams fail to pin him despite knowing what he’s coming to do late in the game which most often than not, win a penalty for the Super Eagles.

Kanu Nwankwo is not just a household name in Nigeria but in Africa as well in the World. He remains one of the most decorated African players to date with a handful of individual and club honours which include the Uefa Cup with Inter Milan in 1998 and Champions League with Ajax in 1995 -The first Nigerian to win it alongside Finidi George.

Kanu Nwankwo

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In the local parlance, he’s called “Papilo”.

On this day 43 years ago in the commercial city of Owerri, a Nigerian football legend was born and we take a look back at one of his finest moments in the first colours of the Super Eagles at the Atalanta 1996 Olympics – Football Event.

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Kanu versus Hungary👇

Kanu versus Brazil 👇

Video source: Youtube

 

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