Tuesday, March 9

Former Super Eagles defender Babalade dies of cardiac arrest

The former Nigeria international shone in the domestic league with Stationery Stores, Heartland FC and Shooting Stars FC during his playing career

Former Super Eagles and 3SC defender Ajibade Babalade is confirmed to have died of cardiac arrest in Ibadan on Friday.

He died at the age of 48 and he was the team manager of Nigeria National League outfit Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) before his demise.

Babalade played for the Nigeria national team in the 90s and he was part of the team that won bronze at the 1992 Africa Cup of Nations in Senegal.

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