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D’Tigers honour Sound Sultan, observes a minute silence

Nigeria’s senior national basketball team, D’ Tigers honoured the late legendary music star, Sound Sultan at their last exhibition game played against Australia in the United States, reports www.totorinews.com.

D’Tigers players and officials were seen  wearing shirt with the front view of photo of Sound Sultan who died on Sunday. The back of the shirt had the name of the late revolutionary singer – Sound Sultan written boldly.

D’Tigers players

Team Nigeria lost to Australia 108 -69 at the Las Vegas exhibition series played early hours of Thursday as both teams prepare for the Olympics basketball event in Tokyo.


However, the talking point before the game was when the players and officials of the D’Tigers also observed a minute silence for Lanre Fasasi popularly known as Sound Sultan who died at 44 years old.

D’Tigers observed a minute silence

Before his shocking death that has thrown millions of his fans worldwide into mourning, Sound Sultan was a basketball stakeholder in Nigeria and he was a prominent member of Lagos City basketball team.

All for Sound Sultan

He was buried before the sun set on Sunday according to Islamic rite at the muslim cementary in New Jersey, United states.

Late Lanre Fasasi aka Sound Sultan


He was a devout muslim, full of humility despite his fame and fortunes.

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1 COMMENT

  1. May his soul continue to rest on in peace…!
    It was so painful…it still hits me so hard that I can’t help but shed a tear…well….
    We love him….he will forever remain our legend….!

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