Video of the day: Finidi, Amokachi hand Super Eagles 2-0 win over Greece at US ’94

Video of the day: Finidi, Amokachi hand Super Eagles 2-0 over Greece at US ’94

On this day in 1994, a goal in each half by Finidi George and Daniel Amokachi gave the Super Eagles a deserved 2-0 win over Greece in a one-sided encounter at the Foxboro Stadium at the FIFA World Cup in USA. ⁣⁣⁣⁣

 

In the starting line-up against the Greeks were Peter Rufai, Chidi Nwanu, Stephen Keshi, Uche Okechukwu, Michael Emenalo, Finidi George, Samson Siasia, Sunday Oliseh, Emmanuel Amunike, Rashidi Yekini, and Daniel Amokachi. ⁣⁣
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Substitutes on the day were Jay-Jay Okocha (for Yekini) and Mutiu Adepoju (for George).⁣⁣
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Nigeria went on to top the group with six points from three games and set up a second round fixture against Italy which the former World champions won 2-1.

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