Ex-Nigeria star, Ogaba, is dead

Written by on August 5, 2016

downloadFormer Nigeria youth international, Peter Ogaba, passed away today in the country’s capital, Abuja. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) announced the sudden death of the former under-seventeen and under-twenty star this afternoon and explained that he died at his residence in Abuja after a brief illness.

Ogaba was a member of the Nigerian squad to the Fifa Under-sixteen World Championship in Canada in 1987.

Two years later, Ogaba was part of the Flying Eagles that featured at the Fifa Under-twenty World Cup in Saudi Arabia, where they finished second to Portugal. He was the youngest member of that squad. Ogaba became popular when he played at Canada 1987 at the age of thirteen.

He went on to play for Belgium outfit KSC Lokeren and then Finland’s FC Oulu as well as Duisburg in Germany.

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