Thursday, May 9, 2013

Ex-super Falcons coach, Jossy Lad, is dead


Jossy Lad died in Ibadan on Thursday.

A former Super Falcons Coach, Joseph Ladipo, is dead.

The former Shooting Stars Chairman, popularly referred to as Jossy Lad, died on Thursday afternoon in Ibadan after a long illness.

Before his death, Jossy Lad was placed on life support machine at the University College Hospital, UCH, Ibadan but was later discharged.

A close source to the Ladipo family in Ibadan told PREMIUM TIMES that Jossy Lad had been going from home to receive treatment periodically at the UCH even as his family had been making frantic efforts for him to be flown abroad for better medical services.

The health condition of the former coach, however, deteriorated; with the family rushing him back to the UCH.

Jossy Lad, who captained top Nigeria club, 3SC (then IICC Shooting Stars) and played for the senior National Team failed to win the battle to stay alive as he joins the growing list of dead Shooting Stars legends

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