Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Super Eagles Player Olubayo Adefemi Dies in Car Accident

Super Eagles defender Olubayo Adefemi  has died from a car accident in Greece.

According to a BBC report, quoting Greek police on Monday, said the Nigeria international defender died in a car accident.

The 25-year-old, who played for Skoda Xanthi, lost control of his car on the Egnatia motorway before the crash.

Adefemi was driving from Xanthi to Salonika in the Kavala region of northern Greece.

The player was  said to be on his way to finalise details of his wedding when the accident happened.

The former Bendel Insurance and Hapoel Tel Aviv of Isreal player was a member of the Samson Siasia led Under 20-squad that played at the final  with the Lionel Messi-led Argentina team at the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship in the Netherlands.

He was also part of Nigeria's football team to the 2008 Olympic Games and he made his senior national team debut against Ireland on May 29, 2009.


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