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Former Super Eagles Star Ajibade Babalade Died of Cardiac Arrest at 48

During his stint in Austria with Sturm Graz, Babalade played in the Uefa Champions League before returning to 3SC in 2004 and he ended his career in India with Mohun Bagan AC a year later.

Ajibade Babalade
Former Super Eagles defender Ajibade Babalade has died today, from cardiac arrest.
Babalade, 48,  died while being rushed to the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Friday afternoon.
The rock-solid retired defender was a member of the Super Eagles squad that won bronze at the 1992 Africa Cup of Nations in Senegal. He also played for Stationary Stores of Lagos.

“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,”the NFF tweeted.

Babalade before his death was the team manager of Nigeria National League outfit Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC).

At the club level, he had playing stints in South Korea, Ivory Coast, Austria, Nigeria and India before calling time on his career in 2005.

He also played in the Caf Champions League final with 3SC in 1996 but they lost to Egyptian Premier League side Zamalek.

During his stint in Austria with Sturm Graz, Babalade played in the Uefa Champions League before returning to 3SC in 2004 and he ended his career in India with Mohun Bagan AC a year later.

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