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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Former Nigerian Goalkeeper, Peter Rufai Slumps In His Office

Ex Nigerian goalkeeper Peter Rufai, on Tuesday night slumped in his office in Lagos.
According to media reports,  the retired goalkeeper was rushed to Toki Hospital, off Adeniran Ogunsanya, after he suddenly collapsed.
“I just got a call now from Bruce who is the younger brother of soccer icon Peter Rufai,”
He further quoted Bruce as saying, “Kayode, just to let you know we have a situation on our hands. Your friend, my brother Peter Rufai yesterday night just suddenly slumped at the office.
“We rushed him to Toki Hospital off Adeniran Ogunsanya where he is now. The doctors are doing everything possible although they don’t know yet what the real cause of the slump is.”
Peter Rufai, 49, who played for Nigeria between 1983 and 1998, returned to the country from his base in Europe to start a youth sports development programme. He had 65 international caps for the Eagles, according to his Wikipedia entry.

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