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‘Taribo West is alive’ – Ikpeba, Ike, Fuludu, others

September 30, 2016

THERE was a rumour last night that former Nigeria international, Taribo West was dead.

But Tribunesport got reports to the contrary that the former AC Milan defender had passed on.

Former goalkeeper, and Taribo’s former mate in the Super Eagles, Ike Shorunmu, while speaking to Tribunesport, dispelled the rumour. Though he said it was long he last spoke with Taribo, he said Taribo was alive.

While speaking to Tribunesport on Friday, former NNB of Benin player, Edema Fuludu said Taribo was well and alive.

“Taribo is alive, in fact I spoke with him on phone about 30 minutes ago. He is in Lagos, there’s nothing like that,” Fuludu told Tribunesport by phone.

After a local outlet published an untruthful story reporting the demise of the former Super Eagles’ defender, his former teammate and social media have refuted the news

Former Africa Player of the Year, Victor Ikpeba has negated news announcing Taribo West’s death.

Reports that filtered the air on Friday evening has it that the former Super Eagles’ defence stalwart died in South Africa, but his former teammate, Ikpeba and close associates rebuffed the claims via Twitter.


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