Winning must be a virtue in the genes of the Yekinis.

The first daughter of Nigeria's most prolific goal poacher, Rasheedi Yekini also has admirable skills not on the football pitch but in the classroom.

Yemisi has graduated from the De Montfort University in Leicester City, United Kingdom.

Late Yekini's lawyer, Jubril Mohammed who shared some pictures with Bounce Sports said Yemisi graduated with distinction and she was second overall best student.

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She read Cinematography.

Before now, Yemisi has made known her intention to use her academic knowledge to help put together a befitting documentary on the life and times of her late father who is one of the best footballers Africa has ever known.

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Yekini, who remains Nigeria's highest goal scorer of all time, died in controversial manner five years ago.

He is most famous across the world for his celebration inside the opponents goal post when he scored Nigeria's first goal at the FIFA World Cup in USA 1994.