The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Lobi Stars FC of Markurdi has announced the sudden death of its Team Manager and Ex Super Eagles player, Barnabas Imienger.
The Club’s Media Officer, Austin Tyowua in Lagos disclosed that Imienger passed on in the early hours of today after a protracted illness.
“With heavy hearts but total submission to the will of God, The Board and Management of Lobi Stars Football Club regret to announce the passing on to glory of Barnabas Imienger.
“He died in the early hours of of today in Abuja after a protracted illness.
“The former International untill his death was the Team Manager of Lobi Stars FC Makurdi the club he served as player and coach in the course of his football career,” he said..
Tyowua added “Imienger started his Football profession in Makurdi with HMB FC, and moved to BBL Hawks later to be known as Lobi Bank FC and now Lobi Stars.
“He went on to play for BCC Lions FC Gboko, El-kanemi Warriors FC Maiduguri, he was also a member of the Senior National Football Team, The super Eagles of Nigeria.
“He also played professional football in Saudi Arabia.He is survived by two immediate children, several siblings and mother.
“Burial arrangement will be communicated as soon as the club and his family collectively come out with a position.
“May his soul rest in perfect peace,” he said. E247