- Tributes continue to pour in for late Nigerian musician Sound Sultan who passed away at the age of 44
- D’Tigers basketball team honoured the singer during a game session by observing a minute silence
- The players also rocked white shirts that had been customised with the singer’s name and image
Late Olanrewaju Fasasi aka Sound Sultan was mostly known as a musician before his death but not many people knew that he was heavily invested in taking Nigerian basketball to an entirely new level.
The national basketball team, D’Tigers recently paid tribute to the late musician during a game session.
A video that surfaced on social media captured the moment the players observed a minute silence to honour the memory of the singer who had always rooted strongly for them when he was alive.
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Apart from the silence observed, the players also rocked white t-shirts that had been customised with an image of the late Mathematics crooner and his name.
Check out the clip as sighted online below:
Also sharing photos of the customised vest on the official Instagram page, the team wrote:
"We lost a member of our family this week. D’Tigers will honor the great Sound Sultan with these warmup shirts tonight. RIP. Your legacy will live forever."
Sound Sultan died on Sunday, July 11, which coincidentally fell on the same day the national basketball team defeated the United States in an exhibition game ahead of Tokyo Olympics.
The tribute from the team got social media users talking. Read some comments sighted below:
"Beautiful, this is much love."
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"That’s so thoughtful of them."
"These guys be giving me great joy."
"Sound sultan was an inspiration."
Wyclef Jean mourns late Sound Sultan
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Haitian musician Wyclef Jean joined people from the international community who mourned the late Sound Sultan.
The singer shared an old video of both of them on Instagram while noting that a lot of people knew he called the Nigerian singer his cousin.
Wyclef added that he lost a brother as fans, followers flooded his comment section to comfort him over the heartbreaking loss.