Ɗan Wasa Na Farko Da Ya Taɓa Ci Wa Najeriya Ƙwallaye 4 A Tarihi

Elkanah Bollington Onyeali ƙwararren ɗan wasan ƙwallon ƙafa ne na Najeriya wanda ya taka leda a matsayin ɗan wasan gaba a ƙungiyar Tranmere Rovers, inda ya zura kwallaye 8 a wasanni 13 a gasar ƙwallon ƙafa a kakar 1960–61. Onyeali ya kasance daya daga cikin ‘yan wasan Afirka na farko da suka fara taka leda a Ingila, kuma bakar fata na farko da ya taka leda a Merseyside.

A shekara ta 1959, an zabi Onyeali domin bugawa Najeriya wasa, inda ya zura kwallaye biyu a wasansa na farko a wasan da suka buga da Ghana 3-1. Duk da hazakar da yake da ita, Onyeali ya kuduri aniyar ci gaba da karatunsa kuma a shekarar 1961 ya tafi Ingila inda ya karanci injiniyan lantarki a Kwalejin Fasaha ta Birkenhead.

A kasarsa ta haihuwa, ya burge jama’a da takun sa da kuma iya zura kwallo a raga, tare da fitattun wasannin da suka hada da wasan karshe na cin kofin cikin gida a shekarar 1958, lokacin da ya nuna bajinta a lokacin da tawagarsa ta yi nasara, da kuma zura kwallaye hudu a gasar kasa da kasa. wasa – wasan da wani dan wasan Najeriya ya yi daidai da sau daya kawai.

Ta hanyar sanya hannu kan Onyeali, Tranmere ya zama babban kulob na farko a Merseyside don daukar dan wasa bakar fata, kuma daya daga cikin na farko a Ingila. Wannan bambanci ne mai mahimmanci, kuma wannan labari ne mai mahimmanci wanda ba a taɓa yin bincike ba. Daga karshe ya rasu a Mbieri na Najeriya a shekara ta 2008 yana da shekaru 69. Jim kadan bayan rasuwarsa, hukumar FA ta Najeriya ta tuntubi Tranmere don bayyana irin girman da Onyeali ya yi a lokacinsa a Birkenhead.