Ex-Super Eagles star, Barnabas Imenger dies after brief illness


The Team Manager of the Lobi Stars football club of Makurdi, Barnabas Imenger, is dead.

The former Super Eagles player died after a protracted illness in Abuja.

His death was confirmed by Lobi Stars’ Media Officer, Austin Tyowua on Monday.

According to Tyowua, Imenger passed away at the National Hospital in Abuja on Monday morning, after battling a protracted illness.

He was Lobi Stars’ team manager until his demise.

Imenger was reportedly on life support at the Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi, Benue State, before he was referred to the National Hospital in Abuja.

He was part of the Super Eagles in the mid-90s and also part of the team that played at the 1995 FIFA Confederations Cup (King Fahd Cup) in Saudi Arabia.

The year 2021 has witnessed the death of several former Nigeria internationals.


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