Super Eagles hero, third highest-rated star of the 1994 FIFA World Cup

The 1994 African champions took the world by storm at their first-ever appearance at football’s biggest festival

Nigeria and Ajax legend George Finidi was the third highest-rated player at the 1994 FIFA World Cup hosted by the United States.

Despite arriving in the States as the reigning African champions, not many predicted the impact Nigeria made at the country’s debut appearance at the Mundial.

The Super Eagles, however, showed quality and composure to top a tough-looking group with Argentina, Bulgaria, and Greece.

Finidi was crucial to Nigeria’s excellent displays, with…


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