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3SC GM’s Death Sad, Shocking -Makinde

Late Rasheed Balogun

Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, on Friday, described the death of the General Manager of the Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC), Rasheed Balogun, who gave up the ghost in the late hour of Thursday (January 20), after battling an ailment at the age of 62 as sad and shocking.
He prayed for the repose of the soul of the football chief, who described as hard working and committed, noting that his death will leave a huge vacuum in football management in the state.
A statement by Moses Alao, Special Assistant (Print Media) to Governor Makinde, quoted the governor as commiserating with the immediate family of the late 3SC GM, management and players of the Oluyole Warriors and the people of Oyo State on the death of Balogun.
According to Makinde, the death of Balogun came at a time the 3SC needed his experience and expertise the most, having just guided the team to the coveted promotion to the Nigeria Premier Football League.
“The news of the death of my brother, Rasheed Balogun, the General Manager of the 3SC, came as a shock. It is sad, but we can only submit to the will of Allah SWT.
“I express my heartfelt condolences to his family, the management and players of the 3SC and all residents of Oyo State and pray to Allah, SWT, to forgive his sins and grant him Aljanah Firdaus.
“Balogun was a committed administrator and a hard working man. He gave his best to ensure the success of our darling Oluyole Warriors, working hard with our government to navigate the road to its promotion to the NPFL.
“His death at this time means that the 3SC has lost an experienced hand and an individual with huge expertise.
“It is my prayer that God grants us all the fortitude to bear his death,” he said.

3SC Manager, Rasheed Balogun Dies

The General Manager of Shooting Stars Sports Club, Rasheed Balogun is dead!

From reports reaching papermacheonline, the manager died in the evening of January 20, 2022.

A source revealed to this newspaper that Balogun has been having some health issues which affected his throat.

The news of his death was confirmed by one of the coaches who responded to a text message ‘yes, we lost him’.


Concern Over Shooting Star’s Manager, Rasheed Balogun’s Health (there’s plan to fly him abroad)

Barely two years after losing his wife to an unknown ailment, 3sc General Manager, Rasheed Balogun is down with a sickness that is giving serious concern to the management and players of the team.

Balogun is well liked by both staffers and footballers of the 3sc. The ‘boss’ as he is fondly called is blunt and has a good understanding of the round leather game.

A source revealed to papermacheonline that the manager had been sick for sometime, that the result of some tests conducted recently pointed to a serious ailment that is affecting his throat and requires urgent treatment.

In his words…’in fact, there’s a plan to fly him abroad for treatment’.

The 3sc football team is having a good time, leading the table and with clear indication that the team is coming back to the National League next season.