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Former Super Eagles defender, Ajibade Babalade is dead

Former Super Eagles player, Ajibade Babalade on Friday 4th September, died in Ibadan, Oyo State.

The 48-year-old former Super Eagles defender, died while being rushed to the University College Hospital, Ibadan, on Friday afternoon, after suffering a cardiac arrest.

The old time defender was a squad member of the Eagles that won the bronze in Senegal 1992 Africa Cup of Nations.

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He started his football career in 1990, at Stationery Stores of Lagos.

Babalade assisted the Oluyole Warriors in reaching the final of the CAF Champions League in 1996.

He has played professionally with several teams within Nigeria and abroad.

Some of the teams he has played with includes the Ivoirian side, African Sports, Anyang LG Cheetahs (Korea), SK Sturm Graz (Austria) and Indian club Mohun Bagan AC.

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Babalade was made the manager of the Shooting Stars Football Club on the 17th of October, 2008.

He is survived by a wife and three children, who are all based in the United States of America.

May his soul rest in peace. Amen.

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