Popular Super Eagles defender has been reported dead.
News Rain Nigeria reports that the former super eagle assistant coach, Yisa Sofoluwe, according to close relatives died of complications from COVID-19 on Tuesday night.
Ex-Super Eagles Defender Dies Of COVID-19
The erstwhile footballer was diagnosed with COVID-19 as against the brain disease as widely speculated in the media.
Late Shofoluwe played 40 matches and scored one goal for Nigeria.
He was a member of Nigerian the Seoul ‘84 Olympics and also featured at 84 and 88 AFCON.
Shofoluwe starred for Abiola Babes of Abeokuta, played professional football in Belgium, and was an assistant coach for the Golden Eaglets under Alphonsus Dike.
He was also an assistant coach at Gateway Football Club of Abeokuta.