By Kano Pillars FC
The family of the Nigeria Professional Football League side, Kano Pillars FC have received with shocked, the death of former player of Shooting Stars FC of Ibadan, Ajibade Babalade who passed away on Friday due to cardiac arrest.
Ajibade who before his death double as the team manager of 3SC passed away on Friday in Ibadan, the capital city of Oyo state.
While condoling the family of the deceased and the management of Shooting Stars FC, the chairman of Kano Pillars FC, Alhaji Surajo Shaaibu Jambul has described the death as a great loss not only to his family, Shooting Stars FC but to the entire football enthusiasts in the country.
Alhaji Surajo Jambul prayed to Almighty Allah to put him Jannatil Firdausi and has urged his family to bear the loss.
Babalade played for the Nigeria national team, the Super Eagles in the 90s and was part of the team that won bronze medal at the AFCON 1992.
He died at the age of 48 and was the team manager of National League side, Shooting Stars FC of Ibadan.