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Thompson Oliha Is Dead: Former Nigerian Super Eagles Player Died Of Heart Attack In Ilorin, Kwara State

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Thompson Oliha Is Dead: Former Nigerian Super Eagles Player Died Of Heart Attack In Ilorin, Kwara State

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June 30, 2013 – Thompson Oliha Is Dead: Ex-Nigerian Super Eagles Footballer Died Of Heart Attack In Ilorin, Kwara State

Former Super Eagles footballer, Thompson Oliha who was part of Tunisia 94 victory has died.

Thompson Oliha was pronounced dead by doctors around 4:05 am this morning at a private medical facility in Ilorin, Kwara state Nigeria.

According to his wife, Irish Oliha, her husband slumped this morning while easing himself in the toilet.

He was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

I feel so sad to confirm to you that Thompson Oliha is dead and by the time his wife brought him here, he body was completely lifeless,” said Doctor Yussuf Addulraheem

The former Super eagles player was the head coach of KFA, Kwara Football Academy in Ilorin.

On Sunday evening, he led his team victory against Malian with 3-0.

Medical sources say he might have died of suspected heart attack.

An autopsy is being carried out as we speak to ascertain the true cause of his death.

Thompson Oliha died at the age of 44.

He was born on the 4th of October 1968 in Benin City, Edo State Nigeria.

He is survived by his wife Irish and 4 children.

May his soul rest in perfect peace (amen)

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5 Comments

5 Comments

  1. Osagie

    June 30, 2013 at 8:10 PM

    Football lengend,may your soul rest in perfect peace,Amen.

  2. Jack Eze

    June 30, 2013 at 8:57 PM

    ANOTHER FOR NIGERIA IS GONE SO SOON..

  3. okey

    July 1, 2013 at 2:42 AM

    Gone too soon…. my his soul rest in peace ….. who know who is next

  4. star

    July 1, 2013 at 9:24 AM

    Rip.may God grant ur family and loves ones d fortitude to bear d loss.

  5. akuwax in Zambia / Barotseland

    July 1, 2013 at 2:52 PM

    Rest in peace my brother. A death of a colleague affects everyone. Am a big fan of Nigerian football, especially the super eagles in Zambia / Barotseland we call them CHINEKE BOYZ.

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