Nigeria’s First Football Goalkeeper, Henshaw Ibiam Is Dead

First Nigerian goalkeeper, Sam Henshaw Ibiam, fondly called ‘The Black Magnet’ or ‘The Cat’, who played as a goalkeeper for the pioneer Nigerian national football team, the Red Devils is dead, DailyPost reports.

Ibiam passed away at the age of 90 on Wednesday.
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The real cause of his death is still unknown.

However, the general secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Dr Sanusi Mohammed said, “we heard from third party source, pulled a call through and his son confirmed it. For us, we thank God for a worthy life he lived.

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The Cat in action here

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