Thursday, 3 December 2015

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Sam Ibiam Nigeria's first goalkeeper dies at age of 90!


Sam Ibiam dies.
Sad news for football lovers and Nigerians in general.Nigeria's first ever national goalkeeper, Sam Ibiam has died at the age of 90. Family sources say the late Ibiam who was the Nigerian goalkeeper for the team that played against the United Kingdom in 1949,
died yesterday December 2nd after a brief illness. Ibiam popularly known as ‘The Black Magnet’ or ‘The Cat’, played for the first Nigeria senior national team known as the Red Devils.







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