D’Tigers Pay Tribute To Sound Sultan

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D’Tigers with the personalized t-shirts earlier than the sport.


The Nigerian males’s basketball staff, D’Tigers paid tribute to the late Nigerian singer Sound Sultan earlier than a pre-Olympic recreation on Wednesday.

To pay their respects, D’Tigers gamers wore white t-shirts with the late singer’s picture and identify printed on them.

In addition, the musician was honoured with a second of silence throughout the area.

Earlier in a submit, Nigeria Basketball made a submit on Instagram describing Sound Sultan as a member of the family of the staff.

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“We lost a member of our family this week. D’Tigers will honour the great Sound Sultan with these warmup shirts tonight. RIP. Your legacy will live forever,” the NigeriaBasketball staff stated within the submit on Instagram.

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Born Olanrewaju Fasasi, the 44-year-old singer died on Sunday after “a hard-fought battle with Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma”.

He was buried in New Jersey, U.S. on Sunday (the identical day he died) in response to Muslim rites amidst tears and tributes.

Sound Sultan was a die-hard basketball fan. In Lagos and Nigeria, he aggressively promoted the game.

In his condolence message to the Fasasi household and the music business, President Muhammadu Buhari stated the singer “was kind, generous, and deeply passionate about issues in the country, which reflected in his music and art, and as an avid basketball fan, he made telling contributions to the development of local basketball in the country.”

Following the demise of the African Basketball League, Sound Sultan teamed up with the Continental Basketball League’s organizers to develop into a staff proprietor of the Lagos City Stars (2017 champions) and a league leisure facilitator.

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