Former Super Eagles star dejected after death of his mother

Sports: Ex-Super Eagles star dejected over mother’s death

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 08:24 am

Super Eagles superstar Rabiu Afolabi is been dejected after the demise of his mother Alhaja Kosenat.

The 40-year-old ex-defender made his Super Eagles’ debut 17 June 2000 in a World Cup qualifying in shape long gone to featured 20 instances before placing his boot in 2013.

Afolabi hails from Osun State misplaced his mum after a brief illness at age eighty five however former Flying Eagles told ScoreNigeria from his base in Belgium.

Robo Cop as fondly known as who is presently Logistics Manager at Royal Antwerp FC Belgium and currently studying for his UEFA coaching licence stated he felt devastated with the death of his mom but is searching for solace in the Islamic phrase that God giveth and taketh.

“My mom played a very substantial function in my life. She was a outstanding function model who impacted in her children the virtue of humility and concern of God.

“She was very accommodating and a cheerful giver. I truly discovered a lot from her”, he said.

According to Islamic rites, Alhaja has been laid to rest on Monday at the household compound in Inisa, Odo Otin Local Government.

Afolabi began his profession with Nepa of Lagos earlier than becoming a member of Standard Liège, Napoli, Austria Wien, Sochaux, Red Bull Salzburg, Monaco and SønderjyskE.