Nwankwo Kanu has once again relished the last reunion of the 1995 Ajax team that dominated the Netherlands and Europe under Louis van Gaal.
Kanu standing fourth from left.
In a statement on his Instagram page on Wednesday, the 44 years old Nigeria and Arsenal legend, reminisced on the last time the team came together, expressing his delight to be part of the team that won the Dutch Eredivise and UEFA Champions League, in a statement alongside a picture of the historic team, including former Nigeria winger, Finidi George.
"When we all came back together, great to see them again and happy to be part of Class ‘95," stated Kanu, who scored 25 goals in 54 matches for the Amsterdam giants from 1993–1996, having joined them from Iwuanyanwu Nationale metamorphosed into Heartland FC, after winning the U17 World Cup in Japan with Nigeria as skipper of the side.
Before going on to lay down the marker at Inter Milan Arsenal, West Bromwich Albion and Portsmouth and called time on his illustrious career, Kanu, who also captained to Olympic football gold in 1996, was a key member of the Ajax team, which also paraded Dutch legends, Edwin van der Sar, Danny Blind , Winston Bogarde, Frank de Boer, Michael Reiziger, Frank Rijkaard ,Edgar Davids,
Ronald de Boer, Kiki Musampa, Patrick Kluivert, Marc Overmars and Clarence Seedorf. The team also enjoyed the services of Finnish legend, Jari Litmanen, who was their leading scorer.
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