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Otolorin Dies At 62

By Sab Osuji:

Former IICC Shooting Stars of Ibadan defender, Moses Otolorin is dead, Completesportsnigeria.com can report.

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Otolorin died in a private hospital in Ilorin, Kwara State capital in the early hours of Monday, December 22, 2014.

Otolorin retired in 2010 as head coach, football, Kwara state polytechnic. He died at the age of 62 years.

He had a running battle with postrate and anus cancer, an ailment he could not survive.

Otolorin was a member of the then IICC Shooting Stars team that won the 1976 African Cup Winners Cup, now CAF Confederation Cup.

Reputed for his long throw-ins, Otolorin started his career with Tate/Lyle FC Ilorin before joining IICC Shooting Stars in 1975, winning the African title a year after.

He quit IICC Shooting Stars in 1984 after an illustrious 10-years career with the Ibadan side that is now known as 3SC of Ibadan.

The family is yet to make an official statement as regards his burial arrangement, Completesportsnigeria.com gathered.

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