Sports: Taiwo Awoniyi Loves Yekini Comparison

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 08:06 am

Nigerian youth international and Union Berlin striker, Taiwo Awoniyi has said that he’s always joyful and ecstatic anytime he is compared to late Super Eagles great Rashidi Yekini. The forward is on loan from EPL giant’s Liverpool, he has slowly hit the ground running.

Talking with,Awoniyi uncovered: “May his spirit find happiness in the hereafter in light of the fact that, in Nigeria, he’s an extraordinary legend.

“However, as far as I might be concerned, I wasn’t conceived when he was playing, yet when I was told about him – by my father, my companions, even the media – I went to YouTube and I watched him, I observed how he scored his objectives.

“Reality with regards to this is, the thing that I generally said to individuals, is I simply need to be me, I need to be Taiwo. That is only my own assessment, regarding all that he has accomplished for the nation when he was alive.