Ex-Eagles striker dies in California


Thompson Usiyan, former Green Eagles of Nigeria player has died at the age of 65. He died Tuesday, August 31, in his Lamest, Redonda Beach home, California, United States.

Usiyan, born in Effurun, Delta State, was thrust into the limelight with the then Mid-western State academicals before he got an invitation to the senior national team.

Until he left for further studies in America, Usiyan was the leading goal scorer for the Green Eagles.

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