Throwback Goal: Sunday Oliseh’s Shocker Against Spain At France ’98


With 13 minutes left on the clock and Nigeria’s Super Eagles set for a decidedly fair 2—2 draw in their Group D opener against Spain, a Spanish defender cleared one of Austin Okocha’s trademark long throw-ins into Sunday Oliseh’s path and the latter unleashed a cracker that rocketed past Spanish goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta. Sensational doesn’t even begin to describe it.

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