The Madrid City Council yesterday approved the motion to name a Sports Center after former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Wilfred Agbonavbare.
The motion moved by Councillor Paco Perez during Wednesday’s plenary session recommended renaming the Alberto Garcia Sports Center at Rua Reguera Tomateros after the late Agbonavbare.
En Pleno Puente Vallecas acabamos de aprobar cambio de nombre a Polideportivo Wilfred Agbonavbare. Era de justicia! Aunque el PP no lo crea pic.twitter.com/ihMN6cujV3
— Mar Espinar (@espinar_mar) October 4, 2017
Wilfred ‘Willy’ Agbonavbare who died on 27th January 2015 at the age of 48 is a cult hero in Vallecas haven played for Rayo Vallecano between 1990 and 1996.
He was a member of the Super Eagles team that won the 1994 Africa Cup of Nations in Tunisia and also reached the round of 16 at the United States World Cup in the same year.