Daniel Amokachi picks his all-time Nigeria XI


The former Super Eagles great opts for a 4-3-3 with legends such as Rufai, Keshi, Okocha and Yekini all in the team

Given Nigeria’s rich history and record at international level, there are many players to choose from but I have gone with a lot of those I played with because I truly believe it represented a unique period in Nigeria’s history with the Nations Cup triumph in 1994 and our qualification for the World Cup that same year when we proved we can compete with the very best.

Peter Rufai is the undisputed choice for me as goalkeeper because he was huge for us in both the Nations Cup win and the World Cup performance in 1994, acting not just as a superb final line of defence but also as a leader from the back.

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