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FIFA, Others Send Birthday Wishes To Enyeama And Babayaro

FIFA, CAF, NFF have sent their birthday wishes to former Super Eagles stars Vincent Enyeama and Celestine Babayaro who turned 38 and 42 respectively.

The three football bodies sent their birthday wishes via their verified Twitter handles.

NFF thanked Enyeama for the unforgettable moments during his time with the Eagles.

FIFA celebrated Babayero with a tweet:

CAF also tweeted their best birthday wishes to the former Chelsea player.

Babayaro helped Nigeria win the 1993 U-17 World Cup in Japan and was a key member of the Dream Team that won gold at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

He represented Nigeria at two AFCONs (2000 and 2002) and also at two FIFA World Cups (1998 and 2002).

He also featured for Anderlecht, Chelsea and Newcastle United at club level.

Babayaro won the FA Cup, European Cup Winners’ Cup and UEFA Super Cup during his time at Chelsea.

Enyeama featured for Nigeria at three FIFA World Cups in 2002, 2010 and 2014 and was also in goal at the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup.

Aside Enyimba, Enyeama kept goal for Ibom Stars, Iwuanyanwu Nationale  (Heartland), Bnei Yehuda, Hapoel Tel Aviv and Lille.

Enyeama remains the most capped Super Eagles goalkeeper at all time.

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