Former Ocean Boys and Bayelsa United goalkeeper Iboro Rich Akpakpan is dead FCNaija.com reports.
The shot-stopper who is famous among other things for his exploits with the Bayelsa-based Premier League sides was pronounced dead Friday afternoon.
While the details of the death of goalkeeper Iboro remains sketchy for now, torrents of tribute has been pouring in on social media platforms; especially on facebook for the late goalkeeper.
One of those mourning the shock demise of Iboro includes Super Eagles goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa who described the departed soul as a close ally.
“Sad news, my brother, my friend, a great goalkeeper we all started the journey of football together. Left this world not up to 3 hours ago. Iboro Rich Akpakpan I we never forget you. Rest in peace my friend. ???????????????? God knows the best.” The FC Ifeanyi Ubah safe hands wrote on facebook.