Dream Team VI media officer and renowned sports journalist Timi Ebikagboro is dead

Dream Team VI media officer and renowned sports journalist Timi Ebikagboro is dead

- Nigeria ace sports journalist Timi Ebikagboro is dead

- Ebikagboro was the media officer for Dream Team six that won bronze at Rio 2016 Olympics

- The Nigerian football federation (NFF) paid condolence to the families of the late sports journalist via a post on their official Instagram handle

Prominent Nigerian sports journalist and media officer for the Nigeria U-23 team Timi Ebikagboro is dead.

The Delta-state based football pundit died early this morning September 29, 2017, in Warri, Delta state, according to multiple online reports.

Nigerian ace sport journalist Timi Ebikagboro is dead, friends mourn

Timi Ebikagboro was a Pundit and seasoned sports journalist (photo: National Helm)

Ebikagboro covered reports about the Nigerian football team at the 2016 Rio Olympics and series of other international events.

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Nigerian ace sport journalist Timi Ebikagboro is dead, friends mourn

Timi Ebikagboro in a photo with Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi (photo: National Helm)

The Nigerian football federation (NFF) in a post on their official Instagram handle express their condolence to the family of the late media personality.

The cause of his death is yet to be ascertained as at the time of filing this report.

His last post on twitter reads; "I don’t want to be seen as a good Christian just because I carry d bible but would prefer for people to see Christ in me through my actions…"

Friend and fans have taken to social media platforms to mourn the great loss.

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Timi Ebikagboro was among the backroom staff of the Dream Team 6 team that won a bronze medal at Rio 2016 Olympics.

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Source: Sports.naija.ng

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