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Former Nigerian Forward Julius Aghahowa would surely go down as one of the best players to ever play in the Nigerian National team. Born in Benin City Nigeria, Aghahowa began his career at Bendel Insurance and Tunisian side Esperance before moving to European side Shakhtar Donetsk where he played the better part of his career. On the pitch, Julius Aghahowa played a better part for his club and country including scoring the only goal in the 2002 World Cup. In that same year, he emerged as Nigerian top scorer
Meet Julius Aghahowa, Wife And One Of His Daughters Who Is An Actress Nigeria has produced high profiled football players who have brought the name of the country before top clubs and mangers. Some of the best Nigerian all-time-players will always be remembered for what they have done for the country both locally and internationally. One of those great Nigerian players is Julius Aghahowa who played 32 times for the National team, and scored 14 goals in all including the only goal scored at the 2002 World Cup.
The name Julius Aghahowa would definitely ring a bell among football lovers In Nigeria. He was known for his acrobatic display whenever he scored a goal which earned him the title of the back flip King. Julius however went off the radar a few years back and this article seeks to examine the life of this prolific striker years after he quit the super eagles. Julius Aghahowa was born Julius Efosa Aghahowa on 12 February 1982 in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. He is a former professional footballer who played for
The world of football has welcomed a lot of great talent to the big stage in recent years – from Kylian Mbappe to Jadon Sancho. It’s always a pleasure to see young players breaking through as they add extra excitement to the game. However, for every Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo who make it to the top, there are many more predicted for stardom who fall well short of their potential. Some still go on to have decent careers, but they don’t end up as the world beaters we expected them to become. Others
Julius Efosa Aghahowa popularly known as Julius Aghahowa is a famous Nigerian football player, investor, entrepreneur and a philanthropist. Aghahowa played for Bendel Insurance before leaving Nigeria to join Esperance Sportive de Tunis in Tunisia. He then moved to Europe, teaming up with Shakhtar Donetsk in Ukraine in 2000, where he spent an initial seven years before re-joining the side after stints with Wigan Athletic and Kayserispor. He is known for his stunning back-flip celebrations after scoring a goal.
The prominent Nigerian football player, businessman, entrepreneur and Philanthropist Julius Efosa Aghahowa is popularly known as Julius Aghahow. Before leaving Nigeria to join Esperance Sports de Tunis in Tunisia, Aghahowa played for Bendel Insurancers. He then moved to Europe, joined Shakhtar Donetsk in 2000 in Ukraine and spent an initial 7 years on Wigan Athletic and Kayserispor after his stays. After scoring a goal, He is known for his wonderful back-flip celebrations. In the Super Eagle jersey he was pleased
Nigeria is unarguably one of the best footballing nations in Africa. They have won the African Cup of Nations 3 times. Today we will show you the players that are responsible for this successes, in the name of the top ten highest goal scorers in Nigeria. We start from the number 10: 10. Jay Jay Okocha: He was one of the best midfielders during his days as a player for both his country and club. A man highly known for his dribbling prowess. He scored 14 times for Nigeria. 9. Julius Aghahowa: A Nigerian forwarder.
The last time Goal's King Rashidi Yekini played for Nigeria was in 1998, that was 22 years ago. In that time, he still comfortably holds the record of the topscorer in the history of the Super Eagles with 37 goals. In that time, there have been so many pretenders to the crown of the Goal's King but they have all fallen short. In comparison, other African countries like Ivory Coast, Cameroon and Ghana have had modern day strikers in Didier Drogba, Samuel Eto'o Fils and Asamoah Gyan respectively break their national
Please before you proceed to read, kindly help us to click on the follow button above or go through the app so you don't miss out on our updates Julius efosa Aghahowa popularly known as Julius Aghahowa was a Nigerian former professional footballer who played as a striker. He was Born on February 12,1982 in Benin City, and began his career with the lPolice Machines, a local police team, and went on to Bendel Insurance. Aghahowa signed for Danish lower division team Herning Fremad before the 1999 African Youth
Many supporters started tipping this striker to be the next Rashidi Yekini for his exploits at the 1999 FIFA U20 World Cup held in Nigeria. He was so raw, sharp, entertaining, skillful, amazing and technical. For the ever demanding Lagos fans to have him a standing ovation shows the striker did something right. The Supporters Club sang his name and trumpeted for joy whenever he was in possession. He is Julius Aghahowa. Julius Efosa Aghahowa popularly known as Julius Aghahowa is a famous Nigerian football player,
10 goals: Obafemi Martins (Inter Milan, Wolfsburg, Rubin Kazan) Obafemi Martins leads the UEFA Champions League Nigerian scorers’ chart with ten (10) goals in 36 appearances for the trio of Inter Milan of Italy, Wolfsburg of Germany and Rubin Kazan of Russia. Unfortunately, those goals largely came when the striker was a young and raw talent. The years he should have been in his prime have been spent in some of Europe's backwater leagues and the MLS. In 2002–03, Martins scored his first UCL goal against
Julius Aghahowa and Obafemi Martins are on the list of greatest ex-Super Eagles player the country ever had. They were exceptional 'marksmen' on the field of soccer, and they scored amazing goals in their days playing for Nigeria. When they are running with the ball, the goalkeeper is in trouble. These amazing Footballers have made football fans in Nigeria happy so many times in the past because of the great goals they scored playing for the Super Eagles. Taking a look at Aghahowa and Martins, one can tell they
Retired Nigeria international Chikelue Iloenyosi has explained why the Flying Eagles crashed out to Mali in the quarterfinal stage of the 1999 FIFA U20 World Cup despite having home advantage. The central defender is of the opinion that the Nigeria U20s could have achieved more if some players were more productive. Iloenyosi singled out ex-Shakhtar Donetsk striker Julius Aghahowa as the most talented of all the players while knocking ex-Ajax Amsterdam speed star Pius Ikedia for mostly playing to the gallery.
Footballers that have impact the world of sport 1. Ryan Giggs: He was a former captain of Manchester United. It impacted in the world of sport as he was an all time player for Manchester United and served as the club's interim manager. 2. Julius Aghahowa: This is Nigeria own supper player. The Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder is another player that have influence the world of sport. 3. Gabrial Omar Bastistuta: He is Fiorentina’s all time top scorer in Serie A with 152 goals. According to sport news, he is the