Ex-Super Eagles midfielder, Thompson Oliha is dead

Thompson Oliha

by Isi Esene

Former Super Eagles midfielder, Thompson Oliha died this morning at a private hospital in Ilorin where he had been receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment.

Oliha, 44, a member of the 1994 African Nations Cup winning squad was until his death one of the coaches at the Kwara State Football Academy in Ilorin.

Fred Edoreh, the Lagos State Chairman of SWAN also confirmed the demise of the former Eagles midfielder.

Oliha played for Bendel Insurance (1985-1987), Iwuanyanwu Nationale (1988-1991), Africa Sports (1992-1993), Maccabi Ironi Ashdod F.C. (1993-1994) and Antalyaspor (1994-1995).

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  1. May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace.

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