3SC General Manager has been confirmed dead.
9Janewshub.com.ng gathered that the General Manager of the 3SC Rasheed Balogun has been confirmed dead after weeks in the hospital.
The football enthusiast was said to have breathed his last late Thursday night.
9Janewshub.com.ng learnt that Balogun hasn’t seen 3SC’s match this season.
Though details of his death are sketchy as at press time, this newspaper understands that his death is coming few months after the Oluyole soccer lords got promotion to the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, 5 years after slipping to the Nigeria National League.
According to Radio Nigeria, he died at the age of 62, during an illness.
The Chairman, Ibadan Football Association, Mr Rotimi Alli broke the news of his death on the 3SC WhatsApp platform.
He wrote, “Innalilai wa Innalilai rajiun. We lost 3SC General manager few minutes ago. May the soul of our beloved Mr Rasheed Balogun rest in peace and may Almighty Allah accept his soul into Aljanah”.
Rasheed Balogun was appointed as the General Manager for Shooting Stars Sports Club, in 2014 by the Oyo State government.
Balogun had worked with Dolphins of Port Harcourt as Team Manager and left Sunshine Stars in the same capacity before he was called upon by the state government to help salvage 3SC that got demoted from the top flight the previous season.