Ex-Eaglets defender, Peter Ogaba, is dead

Ex-Eaglets defender, Peter Ogaba, is dead

Ex-Eaglet and Flying Eagles defender, Peter Ogaba, has died at the age of 41.


Ogaba who played left back for the junior national teams, was in the silver winning Flying Eagles squad to the 1989 FIFA World Youth in Saudi Arabia that defeated USSR after going down 4-0, a victory tagged Dammam Miracle.

Until his death, Ogaba, was an Assistant Training Officer with the FCT Coaches’ Association. He died on Friday at Asokoro General Hospital after a brief illness, which started on Wednesday.

Late Ogaba was the youngest member of the Nigerian U-17 team that took part in the 1987 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Canada.

He played professional football for clubs in Portugal and France.

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