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Kanu Nwankwo included in list of world legends

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The International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS), have named Nwankwo Kanu, as one the top 48 legends of football all over the world.

Kanu, who played for Ajax, Inter Milan and Arsenal during his stint in Europe, was listed alongside Brazilian greats like Pele and Ronaldo de Lima.

The former Super Eagles star, is the last Nigerian to be named CAF African Footballer of the Year, back in 1999.

Other Africans who made the cut include: former World Player of the Year George Oppong Weah, Roger Milla, Rabah Medjer, Muhammed Aboutrika, Mohmud El-Khatub and former South Africa captain Lucas Radebe.

IFFHS, who are recognised by FIFA, archive football records, statistics and records of associations across the globe.

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