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Pancake Dada officially introduced the foreign lover boy who wanted to be dependable.Along with Cameroon, Morocco, Tunisia, and South Africa, fellow Africans, Nigeria qualified to represent Africa at the 1998 FIFA World Cup, which was held in Spain.The majority of the squad members who participated in the 1994 World Cup returned for this event.The Nigeria Super Eagles were not left out of the sensational goals that were scored during the 1998 FIFA World Cup.A profile of Nigeria’s goal scorers at France 1998 can be found below.Mutiu Adepoju Mutiu Adepoju, who was known as “the Headmaster,” scored a classic header in the first match between Nigeria and Spain in the 24th minute.Fernando Hierro’s goal in the 21st minute was cancelled out by his equalizing strike.At that point, he was working for Racing Santander Garba Lawal, a Spanish team. Garba Lawal coerced Spanish goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta into making a mistake that led to an own goal.The goal was scored by a left-winger with an unfocused shot that Zubizarreta parried into his own net to level the score at 2-2.Sunday Oliseh: In Nigeria’s opening match against Spain, Nigeria’s attacking midfielder Sunday Oliseh scored the tournament’s best goal.He beat veteran Spanish goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta to the goal with a blistering 45-meter cannon from outside the 18-yard box.After the World Cup, major television networks aired a replay of the goal.Sunday Oliseh’s blistering goal turned the Super Eagles of Nigeria’s victory into the tournament’s biggest upset.After regulation, the match was decided 3-2.Victor Ikpeba, a striker for Nigeria: In the 28th minute of the first half, Victor Ikpeba scored the lone goal that gave Nigeria victory over Greece.Ikpeba, who was playing for France’s Monaco at the time, later earned the nickname “the prince of Monaco” for scoring goals for Monaco.Wilson Oruma Wilson Oruma, an attacking midfielder who represented Nigeria at the 1998 FIFA World Cup, scored a stunning goal in the 11th minute against Paraguay in Nigeria’s third and final group match.Nigeria was defeated 3-1 by Paraguay thanks to his one-goal effort.Tijani Babangida A small right winger, Tijani Babangida scored when Nigeria was beaten 4-1 by Denmark in the round of 16 of the 1998 FIFA World Cup.Ebbe Sand, a Danish striker, made history by becoming the substitute to score the fastest FIFA World Cup goal.After entering the field of play, he scored in the 59th minute of the second half.Author, motivational speaker, and information product sales and marketing expert Clement Sadjere.