Here is a Handful Lists Of Dead Nigerian Footballers In Details

It is so obvious that almost everyone loves football action but often unpredictability happens, lives are lost.

And so it is with a heavy heart I write this list of dead Nigerian footballers.

Below is a handful list Of Dead Nigerian Footballers who died both in active service on the field and those who were deceased as a result of one sickness or the other:

 

1)Amir Angwe: Month/day unknown 1966  –  Oct. 29th, 1995 (Julius Berger F.C)

2) Ajibade Babalade: Mar. 29th 1972 –  Sept. 4th, 2020 (Ex-Super Eagles defender)

3) Arthur Madueme: Unknown – Sept. 20th, 2019 (Rangers International FC/Green Eagles Midfielder)

4) Bobsam Elejiko: Aug. 18th, 1981 – 13 Nov. 13th, 2011 (K. Merksem S.C)

5) Best Ogedegbe:  Sept. 3rd, 1954 – Sept. 28th, 2009 (Green Eagles goalkeeper)

6) Chineme Martins:  Mar. 8th, 2020 (Nasarawa United F.C.)

7) David Oniya:  June 13th, 2015 (played for Malaysia Premier League club T-Team as a defender)

8) Emmanuel Ogoli: 1989 –  Dec. 12th 2010 (Ocean Boys F.C)

9) Endurance Idahor: Aug. 4th, 1984 – Mar. 6,  2010

10) Isaac Promise:  Dec.  2nd, 1987 –  Oct. 2nd, 2019 (Captain 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing)

11) Joshua Tamunobarabonye Pepple: June 7th, 1988 –  October 7th, 2012 (Pomorzanin Nowogard)

12) John Ikoroma: Feb. 2000 (All Wahda FC)

13) Moses Otolorin: 1947 – Dec. 22nd, 2014 (Green Eagles Defender/Midfielder)

14) Michael Umanika: Unknown – Aug. 15th, 2016 (played for Khazar Lankaran)

15) Mudashiru Lawal:  June 8th, 1954 in Abeokuta –  July 6th, 1991 in Ibadan (Green Eagles midfielder and Captain)

16) Orobosan Adun:  May 26th, 2009 (Goalkeeper of Warri Wolves FC)

17) Peter Anieke: March 2nd, 1946 – 20 April 2015 (Green Eagles Midfielder)

18)Rashidi Yekini: Oct. 23rd, 1963 – May 4th, 2012 (Super Eagles striker)

19) Samuel Okwaraji:  May 19th, 1964 –  August 12th, 1989 (Super Eagles Midfielder)

20)  Sam Henshaw Ibiam: April 4th, 1925 –  Dec. 2nd, 2015 (Green Eagles Goalkeeper)

21) Shetemi Ayetigbo: May 31st 2015 (Belvedere Football Club)

22) Stephen Keshi: Jan. 23rd, 1962 – June 7th, 2016 (Super Eagles defender)

23) Victor Omogbehin: 1988 –  Aug. 18th 2010. (Ilford F.C)

24)Teslim Balogun: 1927 – July 30th, 1972 (Green Eagles Striker)

25) Thompson Oliha:  Oct. 4th, 1968 – June 30th, 2013 (Super Eagles midfielder)

25) Wilson Mene:  May 8th,  2010 (Prek Pra Keila)

26)  Yisa Sofoluwe:  Dec. 28th, 1967, Abeokuta –  Feb. 9th, 2021, Lagos (Super Eagles defender)

We pray for the happy repose of these souls!

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