Yisa Sofoluwe Biography, Age, Career and Death

Yisa Sofoluwe Biography, Age

Yisa Sofoluwe was a Nigerian professional footballer. He played basically as a defender. Yisa Sofoluwe was born on 28th December 1967.

Yisa Sofoluwe Profile


Yisa Sofoluwe

Real Name

Yisa Sofoluwe

Date of Birth

28th December 1967


53 years (2021)

State of Origin





Professional Footballer

Net Worth



Yisa Sofoluwe played for the Nigerian National team. He won 40 caps and scored one goal for the Nigerian National team between 1983 and 1988.

Yisa Sofoluwe Career and Trophy

In 1984, he was one of the players for the African Cup of Nations competition where Nigeria ended the tournament as a runner up behind Cameroon National Team.

In 1988, he participated in the African Cup of Nationa. Nigeria came runner up behind Cameroon for a second time in a row.

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Sofoluwe won the Nigerian league in Ibadan giants 3SC in the 1982/1983 season.

He played four seasons with Abiola Babes, where he won the FA Cup twice in 1985 and 1987.

Yisa Sofoluwe retired from the Nigerian National Team in 1988.

Personal Life

Yisa Sofoluwe is married with children

Yisa Sofoluwe Death


Yisa Sofoluwe died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). According to reports, Sofoluwe who have been in coma for five days was diagnosed of mild cerebral atrophy.


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