NFF, Nigerians mourn ex-Super Eagle Yisa Sofoluwe

Yisa Sofoluwe

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has led in tributes for the former Super Eagles defender Yisa Sofoluwe who died on Tuesday at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital.

The 53-year-old suffered a brain disease known as mild cerebral atrophy.

In a tweet on Wednesday, the NFF said: “We are devastated to hear of the passing away of former Green Eagles Defender Yisa Sofoluwe after a brief illness on Tuesday. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and football community in Nigeria. May his soul Rest In Peace.”

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