Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Wilfried Agbonivbare, has passed on.
The former Rayo Vallecano stopper, reportedly died of cancer in Spain in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
Agbonivbare, who was a member of the Nations Cup winning squad in 1994 and the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games gold winning team, had been treated for the ailment in the US, but asked to return to his home in Europe three weeks ago.
His death comes after Spanish newspaper, Marca, confirmed that Vallecano had raised money for his treatment.
Agbonivbare’s wife also died after a prolonged battle with cancer years ago and he leaves behind young children.