Rashidi Yekini is Dead: Dies In Kwara
Former Super Eagles Star Striker, Rashidi Yekini has died inside his country home in Kwara State, following a protracted battle with a yet to be disclosed mental ailment.
It was gathered that the famous star who scored Nigeria’s first World Cup Goal in 1994 was moved from his Ibadan residence to Kwara State about 3 weeks ago, after traditional medicine practitioners failed to cure him.
YEKING as he was known in his playing days in Portugal had battled with depression and had become a recluse in the last 4 years.
Yekini, the source said often blamed his former teammates in the Super Eagles for his problem. He particularly named Samsom Siasia, Jay Jay Okocha, Daniel Omokachi and a few others for his predicament.
The late Rashidi was said to have sacked his family from their home as a result of the depression and frustration he suffered.