London rivals, Arsenal and Chelsea, are set to clash in the 139th English FA Cup final at the iconic Wembley Stadium on Saturday, August 1. Though there will be no Nigerian player in the mix, but it’s a competition which history Nigerian fans can review with some nostalgia given the past exploits of their compatriots. Complete Sports here goes down the memory lane to recall Nigerian players who have featured in and won the prestigious competition with their respective clubs.
Daniel AMOKACHI (Everton: 1995)
Amokachi was the first Nigerlan
international ever to play in the English FA Cup final and that saw the retired forward coming on as a 69th-minute substitute for the Toffees in their 1-0 win over Manchester lnitedi VEC over Manchester United in the 1995 final at Wembley.
Celestine BABAYARO (Chelsea: 2000)
Nigerian defender, Babayaro emerged as an English FA Cup winner in the year 2000. The left full-back saw full action as Roberto Di Matteo scored the Blues winner…
Source: Complete Sports