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BREAKING: Former top Super Eagles defender Is dead, cause of death emerges (Photo)


Former Super Eagles Defender, Is Dead


Mike Onyemachara, a former Super Eagles defender, has died.


Onyemachara, a member of the 1989 Flying Eagles team that won a silver medal in Saudi Arabia, is said to have died on Thursday, May 4, 2023.


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He was said to be in good health when his wife left for work and his children left for school, only to return and find that the food served to him on the table had not been touched and he was dead.


While the circumstances surrounding his death are still unknown as of press time, it is believed that the ace footballer died in his three-bedroom apartment in Ajegunle.


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However, some of his teammates who were close to him reported that he had recently complained of back pains.


Onyemachara was a skilled defender who spent the majority of his club football career with First Bank of Lagos and was a key member of the Saudi 89 Flying Eagles team.


Former Super Eagles Defender, Mike Onyemachara Is Dead

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Meanwhile, Former Colombian national team player  was arrested for the third time on Friday for drug trafficking, according to police.


On April 8, the former left-back attempted to board a flight to Madrid, Spain, from an airport near Medellin “with 1,849 grammes of cocaine hydrochloride,” according to a message sent to the media by police.

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Before making the arrest, airport authorities discovered the drugs in four pairs of trainers.


However, police did not announce the arrest until Friday, when a video of Osorio, who won league titles with Colombian club Atletico Nacional, was leaked to the press and showed him in handcuffs next to a uniformed officer.


The 52-year-old was previously arrested in 2002 in Miami while transporting cocaine but released on bail.


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He was arrested again in Medellin in 2016 and sentenced to house arrest.


In the 1990s, Osorio was a member of Colombia’s national team alongside the legendary Carlos “El Pibe” Valderrama and keeper Rene Higuita.


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