Tribute to the "Dean of Defence" fondly called by friends in his hey days, Yisa Otobo Sofoluwe who was former Nigeria footballer who played as a defender. He has 40 appearance for the National team in which he scored once, he was regular left back between 1983-1988, also played at 1984 and 1988 African Cup of Nation's, this talented footballer was born in December, 1967.
He was reported to be diagnosed with Mild Cerebray Atrophy at the Prince and Life Medical Hospital, but was moved to Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) when the condition become inimical.
It's a matter of urgency for Nigeria sports to embrace Insurance scheme that will pay our sports men and women better health benefits and financial value for their contribution to development of sports in Nigeria.
Unfortunately, he lost the battle into the cold hand of death on Tuesday night as announced by his close aid Taiwo Oloyede, may his gentle souls rest in Peace.
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