BREAKING: Ex-Super Eagles Defender, Yisa Sofoluwe DiesAfrican News, Featured, Latest News, News, Sports Tuesday, February 9th, 2021
(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A former Super Eagles of Nigeria defender , Yisa Sofoluwe is dead.
Sofoluwe passed away after a battle with a brain ailment.
Reports say the ex-footballer died on Tuesday at the Intensive Care Unit of the University Teaching Hospital, LUTH. He was diagnosed with mild cerebral atrophy
Yisa Sofoluwe was born on 28 December, 1967. He played as a defender and won 40 caps and scored one goal for his country.
Sofoluwe was Super Eagles regular left back between 1983 and 1988, playing at the 1984 and 1988 African Nations Cups.
He also had an illustrious club career playing for 3SC, Abiola Babes, where he won two FA Cups in 1985 and 1987; and Julius Berger and Gateway United.
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