Turkish fans open big restaurant in Germany and name it after Amokachi

Turkish fans open big restaurant in Germany and name it after Amokachi

Ibitoye Shittu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:42 PM

- Daniel Amokachi has been honoured in Germany with a restaurant named after him

- The former Super Eagles star thanked the Turkish fans who made it possible

- Amokachi played for Besiktas in Turkey and won the Turkish Cup with the side

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Former Super Eagles forward Daniel Amokachi has expressed joy after Turkish fans opened a restaurant in Germany and named it after the Nigerian football legend.

Daniel Amokachi was one of the best forwards during his active playing time considering his styles of play in all the teams he played for and the Super Eagles.

The 48-year-old started his football career on the streets of Kaduna before being given the chance to join Ranchers Bees in 1989 from where he moved to Club Brugge.

Amokachi was impressive while playing for the Belgian giants as he featured in 81 games scoring 35 goals before he left in 1994.

After leaving Club Brugge, the Nigerian star moved to Premier League side Everton and played 43 games scoring 10 goals for the English club.

Daniel Amokachi moved to Turkey in 1996 where he joined Besiktas and played 77 games for the Turkish giants netting 19 goals.

He won the Turkish Cup in 1997/98 with Besiktas and also registered his name in the history books of the club as the first African to do so.

According to the information Daniel Amokachi provided, the restaurant is in Hanover and he thanked those in charge for the honour given to him.

Before he retired from football, Daniel Amokachi won the 1994 Nations Cup with Nigeria, he played 44 games for the Super Eagles netting 13 goals.

Super Eagles legend Daniel Amokachi
Former Super Eagles star Daniel Amokachi. Photo by Tony McArdle
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Nigeria’s most capped international Vincent Enyeama gave a glimpse he lives a life of luxury as he was spotted with two exotic Range Rover cars covered in snow.

The 38-year-old former Super Eagles goalkeeper made a staggering 101 appearances for Nigeria during his active days.

He is suspected to be living a private life in France having left Ligue 1 outfit Lille in 2018 after 118 league appearances for the club.

Enyeama, during his famous career, also had spells in Israel having played for Bnei Yehuda, Hapoel tel Aviv – as he also went on loan stint at Maccabi Tel Aviv.

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