Reactions as Super Eagles legend Tijani Babangida turns 50 in style.
Super Eagles of Nigeria legend Tijani Babangida has risen to the top of the social media trends.
The retired winger for the Super Eagles comes back into the spotlight for a special celebration.
Super Eagles legend Tijani Babangida turns 50
Babangida turned 50 years old on Monday, September 25, 2023.
The official Super Eagles social media platforms celebrated the decorated defender with a graphic.
Along with the graphic was a message that said, "Happy 50th Birthday to the wing wizard. Racy pacy, @tijani13.
"We wish you many happy returns Tjz thank you for the memories."
Tijani Babangida was a Super Eagles great
Babangida, a winger on the field, was known for his quickness and spent most of his professional career with Eredivisie giants Ajax.
He also featured for teams such as Roda JC, VVV-Venlo, Gençlerbirliği, Vitesse, Al-Ittihad and Changchun Yatai.
Babangida made 36 appearances for the Super Eagles of Nigeria from 1994 to 2004 and contributed five goals.
He is remembered for his role as Nigeria won the Gold medal in the men's football events at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, United States of America (USA).
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