The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF has celebrated former Super Eagles winger Tijani Babangida who turned 47 today.
The Nigeria Football Governing Body took to their verified Twitter to send their wishes to the 1996 Atlanta 96 Olympic gold medalist.
“Happy birthday former @NGSuperEagles wing wizard, Tijani Babangida. 🎂🎂🎂🎂” the NFF wrote.
Meanwhile The Confederation of African Football (CAF) and his former Club Ajax Amsterdam also sent birthday greetings to the Kaduna born Babangida.
CAF and Ajax also took to their respective social media handles to celebrate the pacy winger.
”Happy Birthday to the former Nigerian international Tijani Babangida! “Have a nice day!” CAF wrote.
“Happy birthday, Tijani Babangida.” Ajax Amsterdam also wrote.
Babangida signed for Ajax in 1996 and played 29 league games, scoring four goals in his first season.
He made his Super Eagles debut in 1994 and was member of the Super Eagles squad that played at the 2000 and 2002 African Cup of Nations.
He also featured at the 1998 World Cup in France, and he scored in only goal in the tournament in Nigeria’s second round 4 – 1 loss to Denmark.
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