Former Super Eagles Striker, Barnabas Imenger Dies After Battling Unknown Illness


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Former Nigerian Super Eagles striker, Barnabas Imenger has reportedly passed away.

The team manager of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, Lobi Stars died on Sunday night, March 21 after battling an undisclosed sickness.

Imenger who has reportedly been in and out of hospitals since January 2021 made a name playing for BBL Hawks Makurdi, BCC Lions Gboko, El-Kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri and a number of clubs in Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

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He is the only former international whose son has played for the Super Eagles. Barnabas Nanen Imenger jnr made his debut for the Super Eagles in 2012 in the international friendly match with Angola in Abuja.

An Asian billionaire is allegedly set to host the most anticipated fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury in his country.

A few days ago, Eddie Hearn announced that all contracts for the match to commence has been signed by both parties except for the venue.

However it seems that the search for a venue may be over soon as reports allege that an Asian billionaire is in pole position to land the fight in his country.


Speaking at an interview, he said: “I had an approach [on Wednesday], not from the Middle East, but it was the most bizarre approach. I can’t say who it was but it was from a very wealthy individual and he wants to do something very special.

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