According to a post by Nigeria History and Facts on Twitter, Rashidi Yekini, is the only Nigerian footballer to have worn the number 9 jersey and scored at the FIFA World Cup tournament.

Rashidi Yekini in flight during the 1994 AFCON in Tunisia

Bartholomew Ogbeche, Obafemi Martins, Emmanuel Emenike and Odion Ighalo have all won the number 9 jersey for Nigeria at various World Cups but have failed to find the back of the net at the Mundial.

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Till date, only Rashidi Yekini has worn the number 9 jersey and scored for Nigeria at the FIFA World Cup tournament.

Bartholomew Ogbeche, Obafemi Martins, Emmanuel Emenike and Odion Ighalo have all failed to find the back of the net at the tournament.

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