Former Super Eagle Defender Dies In Ibadan
Former Super Eagles defender Ajibade Babalade has passed away in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on the 4th of September, 2020, after suffering cardiac arrest.
The NFF (Nigerian Football Federation) announces his death via a tweet saying;
“We are sad to announce the shock demise of former Super Eagles defender, Ajibade Babalade, Babalade died of cardiac arrest today in Ibadan. May his gentle soul Rest In Peace. Our prayers are with his family.”
We are sad to announce the shock demise of former @NGSuperEagles defender Ajibade Babalade. Babalade died of cardiac arrest today in Ibadan. May his gentle soul Rest In Peace. Our prayers are with his family. pic.twitter.com/1xCofWcZvp
— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) September 4, 2020
Ajibade started his professional career at Stationery Stores of Lagos in 1990, before several stints at 3SC, helping the Oluyole Warriors reach the final of the CAF Champions in League in 1996.
He played in South Korea, Ivory Coast, Austria, Nigeria and India, before retiring in 2005.
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He was a squad member of the Eagles that won bronze price at the 1992 Africa Cup of Nations in Senegal.
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