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Highly Respected Nigeria League Goalkeeper Dies

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The Nigeria football family has been thrown into a period of mourning following the death of one time Nigeria Premier League safe pair of hands Iboro Akpakpan.

Details of his death is yet to be known. His death has however lead to emotional messages from his former and present teammates, who have posted their tribute to the shot stopper popularly called number 1.

Owngoalnigeria.com is using this medium to send it’s condolence to the family, friends and well wishers of the highly respected goalkepper who is known for his abilities to stop penalty kicks.

Known for his reflexes and agility between the post, he represented Ocean Boys, Akwa United and Bayelsa United in the past before taking a step down to the Nigeria National League.

The shot stopper last played for Nigeria National League side Go Round FC and, in April he saved the vital spot kick that helped the second division side shock their illustrious state rival 4-2 on penalties to lift the State FA Cup.