Yinka Adeniran, Ibadan . Professional Basketball Player. Honestly, I only remember watching a couple of games Yinka had at GWU, but I liked what I saw. We met twice at St. Thomas and we had a nice time together, and I was shock to read about your death. you were a kind big man with a big heart and soul and gave your best as a nets player, basketball player, and person. links: '#ffffff' For five seasons, he played in the National Basketball Association with the Jersey Nets, (1994-98). It is even more sad to hear this sad news after so many years. I grew up with you in Nigeria, you attended Federal Government College, Kano, with my cousin brother Sunday Arigbede (AKA Kolos) and your brother Micheal Dare. color: '#ffffff', Everyone in the class wanted to be close to ALEX DEE, you were the inspirator, the motivator, you were the soul of the N-Class. May your soul rest in perfect peace. My heart is indeed broken. You might not know me but i’m your cousin. ALEX-DEE, Learn more about Yinka Dare. Michael, Yinka lives……in our mind. Rest in Peace, R.I.P. Dare died in 2004, after collapsing in his home in Englewood, New Jersey. One thing you should be thankful to God for are the memorable years you and your family spent with Yinka. The Athletic Federation of Nigeria (AFN) yesterday confirmed the death of sprinter Sunday Emmanuel, just a week after the country lost one of its basket ballers, Yinka Dare, in the US. I dream of some day becoming a famous basketball player. My family and I extend our sincere sympathy. In 2004, Dare died at only 31 years of age after suffering a heart attack. Great Alex Dee!!! Yinka, May the Lord continue to watch over those you left behind here. Yinka, live: true, Comment document.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "a654c9f832203608e133090e1b48b9c8" );document.getElementById("e45023e812").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. We all heared of you when we got admitted into FGCK as the most sucessfull and humble basket ball player the school ever produced.we long to see you returned one day to encourage those who inspired to be like you but the day never came till we graduated in 1996. but the joy has always been that MY SCHOOL PRODUCED AN NBA star player, it made us all a champion every where we spoke of NBA. I just logged on to see where you are in your career only to discover that you had preceded us in death. Only now, days after Yinka Dare died of a heart attack, is the picture of the Nets’ former first-round pick finally beginning to crystallize. Namo, still trying to locate my dear friend, ur brother, Mike Dare- mike please if you come across this mail me back. A 7'1½" (217 cm), 265-pound (120 kg) center, he played four seasons in … 1925) 2006 Andy Caldecott, Australian motorcycle racer (b. I knew you well in FGC Kano. To say the least I was suprised to read that you were no longer with us. I believed in Yinka and felt genuinely invested in his success and lifelong happiness. Rest in peace my brother. } Had I known that you had a weak heart, I would have never introduced you to Khat. I pray the good lord gives your family the strength and fortitude to bear this loss.Speaking as some one who knew you ,I followed your phenomenal rise with both suprise and delight cause back home in kano, we all did’nt know you had all this in you.I had hoped to continue to follow your success. Yinka Dare (October 10, 1972 – January 9, 2004) was a Nigerian professional basketball player. type: 'profile', (FGC Kano,1988-1993). It really come as a shock to me on hearing this.Yinka was two years my senior in Federal Government College,Kano.And we were in the same boarding house (Watari House).Yinka you will surely be missed.May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace.Adieu brother. A medical examiner determined that Dare… }).render().setUser('blogofdeath').start(); Post was not sent - check your email addresses! I will never forget how protective you were. One more season at GW would have greatly helped make him a better professional player. Being a PRO-UNITEDs-FGC NIGERIA-FGC KANO- 1995/2001 I wish to solely convey our condelence messege to the whole of FGC family entirely. I wish i could’ve got to know you. You were a great man. KANO, i pray your family will be consoled by the Spirit of God for this loss. I dedicated that book to you my friend. behavior: 'all' Its FAFO. Rest in peace my friend!!! width: 'auto', I went to the Federal Government College, Kano just like Yinka Dare and his older brother Michael Dare who was also my room mate at a point in time in school. Yinka , FGC KANO every body, me, christine & her kids, mike, mum & dad wishes u well in the land of great beyond. So sad indeed. May God and heaven heal the wounds that earth has created by taking U away.Amen!!! Even we’ve never met, me and my friends will never forget you. I also remember telling myself what a fine young man you had become when I learnt you were in America. Continue to rest in the Lord. Love A 7'1 1/2" (217 cm), 265 pound (120.2 kg) center, he played four seasons in the National Basketball Association.In 2004, Dare died at only 31 years of age after suffering a heart attack. January 11, 2004 -- Yinka Dare, the Nets' first-round draft pick in 1994, has died after collapsing at his New Jersey home. Ma jokunrun ma je ekolo. I will always be proud of you!! whaat?oh my God!its sad to hear this,may your soul rest in peace ALEX DEE!!! color: '#ffffff' I was watching Goerge Washington in the tournament against Georgia Tech, and I thought of you. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. May your soul rest in perfect peace with JESUS CHRIST, AMEN. We call him Alex Dee because OF his English Name; ALEXANDER (ALEX) and DARE (DEE). And may the bond of true brotherhood keep the ex-students of FGC Kano.(1984-1990)Amen!!! features: { Dear Yinka, shell: { i dont know who you are untill now i heard of your death not knowing are by 2 big brothers friends at Federal government college kano Abayomi Alabi and Olufemi Alabi readin all this made me to call my brothers and i asked them if they no someone called Yinka there were so shocked when i told them you gone to rest in peace anyway may the peace of the lord rest upon you family and your brothers and sister rest in peace and may God see your family through in all this struggle they are going through right now. Here’s praying for Grace on the family and the strength to move on. Rest in Peace. Yinka Dare (October 10, 1972 – January 9, 2004) was a Nigerian professional basketball player. bless you yinka, rest in peace. It took me this long to even be able to write something, anything about my best friend Yinka Dare. I remember Yinka as that tall, basket ball playing guy who had to bend his head in order to go thru the door way. I was at the airport in Atlanta when I picked up a sports magazine and saw the picture of Yinka Dare. Biography of Yinka Dare (excerpt) Yinka Dare (born October 10, 1972 in Kano, Nigeria – January 9, 2004 in Englewood, New Jersey, U.S.) was a Nigerian professional basketball player; a 7-foot-1, 270 pound (122 kg) center. Toba Bolaji. My thoughts go out to Yinka’s family and friends and especially his Brother Michael whom i got to know better through Emmanuel Uche Abbah. Birth date: October 10, 1972 Birth place: Kano Date of death: January 9, 2004 (aged 31) Full name: Yinka Dare What a family of a genetic tallness , such is life. Rest In Peace bro. I hope someone in your family still reads these. You are greatly missed by all, and I will always remember you being that towering force for Geroge Washington. rest in the bossom of JESUS CHRIST amen. I’ve always wanted to play in the NBA and now seeing what you did gave me hope. You were a very quiet guy in kano, i used to think i was tall until i met you in JS1, we were in the same class till you left to play BBall. KANO, but we used to smoke Khat together during spare period in the forrest. Yinka Dare. didnt know him but i attended federal government college kano. Dare’s rookie campaign in the NBA, however, was a disappointment. Currently, a student at GW… I still remember you. i cant believe you are gone. MAY YOUR GENTLE SOUL REST IN PERFECT PEACE.May God give your family the fortitude to bear the loss. The name Yinka Dare has over 3 birth records, 0 death records, 0 criminal/court records, 9 address records, 1 phone records and more. A medical examiner determined that Dare, pronounced dead Friday at Englewood Hospital after being rushed to the emergency room, had a heart attack due to an arrhythmia condition that was discovered when he was in college at George Washington. A medical examiner determined that he had suffered a heart attack due to an arrhythmia condition discovered when he was in college. Oh GOD!!!! My dad is your uncle, Dapo Bolaji. It was a pleasure watching you take the Colonials to the Sweet 16 with GW. oludare1@netzero.com. l was young n your jinior in FGC Kano Benue house.your time was brief, l pray God grant you paradise, while your family the fortitude to bear d lost. He died suddenly of a heart attack at age 31 in Englewood, New Jersey. I downloaded a couple of video clips which features Yinka’s name, but it struck me as strange as to why he was never featured on them. I will not lie and say that I know what you are going through or I know your pain, but Jesus does. Though I wasn’t a close friend of Yinka nor his brother Mike, they were both popular students at FGC Kano mainly because of their height and active participation in sports. My first book, you helped guide me with wisdom and confidence. He was 32. It is a sad loss and may God grant him eternal rest. interval: 30000, O di arinako. How i wish i can wisper this to you now “may your soul in heaven rest in peace” When I heard, I didn’t believe but looking at this site I have no choice but to. When I found out you had passed away I was sad because I really wanted to meet you. So I added it to my contacts. Michael back then was so fond of you, talks about you whenever he has the chance to updating us about your great works and situation back then 94 – 97. Death. tweets: { Life is too short! A medical examiner determined that Dare, pronounced dead Friday, had a heart attack due to an arrhythmia condition that was discovered when he was in college at George Washington. "Someday," says his coach, "most people will know his name." A 7'1½' (217 cm), 265-pound (120 kg) center, he played four seasons in … We will all surely miss you. I was enjoying George Washington University’s rise back to prominence in college basketball and decided to check on the whereabouts of my favorite GW player, Yinka Dare. May his soul rest in peace. May your soul rest in perfect peace. I left Dabo in 1983.I have been speaking with a few old school mate/ classmates and some of the folks that played against Yinka in the basketball finals in Kano. You were my classmate, you were also my room-mate in Watari house. This is indeed a great loss to the family and those of us who new ”dogo” as he is popular called in hausa. Jan. 12, 2004 Yinka Dare, a 7-foot, 265-pound center who was the Nets' surprise first-round choice in the 1994 N.B.A. Yinka Dare (October 10, 1972 – January 9, 2004) was a Nigerian professional basketball player. -Dare Ogunmadewa This is a great loss and I pray the almighty Lord grant your family the fortitude to bear the loss of great son and brother. cause you will be missed forever for all the good things you have done 4ur self and the country NIGERIA Adios YINKA. About how tall he was and that he played in the NBA, to a point that my friends gave me the nickname “Yinka Dare”. May God rest your soul and you are in my prayers tonight. That is what time does we learn of a friends death eons and years apart i remember you as a friend to my younger brother both in kano capital and FGC kano where we all attended,i never knew your rise to stardom but you were always a good and humble person may the lord grant youn eternal rest and comfort your family as well. You were gentle, kind and peaceful in all conduct as we relate as colleagues at FGC Kano. I just got prouder of my alma mater. draft, then became a symbol of the franchise's misfortunes, died … }, Born in Kano, Nigeria, he was a center, drafted in the 1st round, 14th pick, by the New Jersey Nets in 1994. aah i heard about u ur succcess never knew the next time i will hear again is that u are dead. I was shocked. Yinka Dare (born October 10, 1972 – January 9, 2004) was a Nigerian professional basketball player. I knew you will be great one day, but your sudden/early death came to us as a shock. I met you once before you left for the United States in Lagos. rest in peace dear one, rest in peace. I also remember that Mike was so protective of his younger brother Yinka. Dear brother, may your soul rest in perfect peace and may your parents find peace in Christ as they pass through this trying time. new TWTR.Widget({ I find it difficult to believe that the FGC Kano that I know today (that doesn’t presently have a basketball team) actually produced an NBA star… Ha! height: 350, Yinka Dare (Stinka) Position: Center Shoots: Right 7-0, 265lb (213cm, 120kg) Born: October 10, 1972 in Kano, Nigeria ng. Still missing you. O di oju ala. Ki edumare ba wa sho gbogbo ebi re o. Yinka, Oun ti won ba nje lajule orun ni ki o ma ba won je. I visited your home at Bumpai Kano to get information about contact but was never lucky to find anyone.I’ll like to hear from Michael if possible.May God give you all the power to bare the loss.We will and are surely missing you.Rest in perfect peace my friend. CLASS OF 86\92 F.G.C Kano. Even though I never met you or know you personally, I feel so sad that you are no longer with us. ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) -- Yinka Dare, the New Jersey Nets' first- round draft pick in 1994, has died after collapsing at his home. I consider you a great loss to all Nigerians in the United States of America. He mainly left to pursue his dream of playing in the NBA, but most importantly to help his family. rpp: 5, In 2004, Dare died at only 31 years of age after suffering a heart […] Yinka was always the leader in whatever we do in the class. Man thanks for the memories and rest in peace my brother. I am shocked to be reading this just now at the beginning of 2004 Basketbal season. ur big bro johnson. I was in Canada playing colleage basketball when I heard about your death. May the good Lord take you in his arms. It is a shock to me, Yinka was my junior in FGC, played ball together, 10:45. Rest in peace dear one. Yinka Dare, the New Jersey Nets' first-round draft pick in 1994, has died after collapsing at his home in Englewood, N.J. may the Almighty continue to uphold your family and your legacy. I pray God gives the DARE family the strength to bear the loss. stay strong,stay great I will never forget you my fellow Nigerian. Yinka Dare was 14th player picked in the 1994 NBA draft. YINKA YOU HAVE MADE IT ALREADY Am indeed shocked to read of your departure so soon. High School: Milford Academy in Milford, Connecticut You have left a legacy of a quiet one. Rest in peace old friend. ‘soji adebola (FGC Kano class of ’96), Yinka Dare’s memory lives on…I do wish I had known him better. He was 32. During his four seasons with the Nets, Dare played 110 games, and averaged only 2.1 points and 2.6 rebounds. background: '#000000', He started 1994 on the injured list, played one game, and went back on the list when he underwent surgery to his knees. NBA Recommended for you. Yinka I followed your collegiate career at GWU and what a career it was! Yinka Dare (October 10, 1972 – January 9, 2004) was a Nigerian professional basketball player. Mike, I know it hurts because I’ve been there too. LATE YINKA DARE WAS IN OUR HOSTEL,WATERI HOUSE,FEDERAL GOVT.COLLEGE KANO,IN 1989.OUR PRINCIPAL THEN WAS DR.ABDULKADIR TURA.I ALSO NEW HIS BROTHER,MICHEAL DARE.YINKA WAS TO TALL THAT THE DOUBLE BUNK WAS TOO SMALL FOR HIM.I NEVER NEW ABOUT HIS DEATH.I JUST OPENED THIS PAGE BY MISTAKE.I CONDOLE WITH THE FAMILY OVER HIS DEATH.WE LIKED HIM SO MUCH BECAUSE HE WAS NICE TO US. may your gentle soul rest in peace.may GOD give your parents the fortitude to bear this loss I do not even know what to say but i pray that the family will have the heart to bear this great loss. FGC Kano, Class of ’91, Your email address will not be published. Yinka Dare : biography October 10, 1972 – January 9, 2004 Yinka Dare (October 10, 1972 – January 9, 2004) was a Nigerian professional basketball player. }, Yinka Dare, who led the Colonials to the NCAA Tournament in 1993 and 1994 before playing in the NBA, reportedly suffered a heart attack at his New Jersey home. May your soul rest in peace.. Frank A. Urefe. Fond memories of a great guy with great impact on the sand of time. A 7'0", 265 pound (120.2 kg) center, he played four seasons in the National Basketball Association.In 2004, Dare died at only 31 years of age after suffering a heart attack. I am sadden that you have gone. Your fellowship, NAMUN, yinka! He was 32. For now, here are some memory aids. Life is too short. nice to have seen you play as a nets fan. It is with great sorrow and sadness as I read of his loss. Loved the heart with which you approached everything including basketball…you will be missed…, Yinka, The 32-year-old athlete was preparing breakfast after his morning workout when he collapsed. Thank you for being another positive Nigerian. To Michael (who I remember was a stong muscular young man while we were in secondary school), and the rest of the Dare family in Nigeria and abroad, your son/brother/cousin/nephew lived a life of service and has proceeded to higher spiritual activity. You were such a joy to be around never expecting Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. It is hard to believe that you are gone.We were classmates at Dabo Primary School Kano and i remember your mum bringing us food.We parted ways when you went to F.G.C Kano while i went to Kano Capital Junior Sec.School but we still found time to hang out and play tennis at Kano Club.I remember you always along side with Michael your older brother. It certainly makes the enemies of God uncomfortable, but God created and loves every human being. Yinka Dare, the New Jersey Nets' first-round draft pick in 1994, has died after collapsing at his home in Englewood, N.J. I remember all the times at FGC KANO in JS 1N to JS 3N. Yinka Dare (October 10, 1972 – January 9, 2004) was a Nigerian professional basketball player. He was my basketball idol, i always talk about him to my friends. In F.G.C. Dare, Rest in the Lord’s Bossom. A 7'1 1/2" (217 cm), 265 pound (120.2 kg) center, he played four seasons in the National Basketball Association. Oh Yinka! Always giving. I hope you were not still into Khat when you got to America and I hope it had nothing to do with your death. Dear Dare family, Get full address, contact info, background report and more! Michael Dare if you can, please get in touch. It was unfortunate that he left school early. We found 3 entries for Yinka Dare in the United States. Réposée vous Bien avec Le Bon Dieu The 7-foot Nigerian center played 110 games in four seasons with the Nets. He was 31 years old at the time of his death. Yinka, Then I was just watching one and I saw that it also had his email address. Find Yinka Dare in the United States. Rest in peace sugar pie. Words will never be enough to express the way I feel now that your gone, but as long as I except the breath of life I will make sure you are not forgotten. According to the Associated Press, Dare collapsed while making breakfast after a regular morning workout. we longed to see you while we were in school after we heared on an assembly of you been the one of the greatest STUDENT that have ever studied at FGCK.We all waited that one day ,we all would get to see the NBA superstar to encourage us.In 1994 during and assembly we got the said news of your death.with the memories of your NBA times ,we lived like champions like you where in the NBA.thanks Uncle for the glory brought on the us all and the school.CLASS OF 96. sad, i knew u as a very tall junior in secondary school in federal government college kano. He was 32. Yinka died before I came into Texas in May of 1994, I heard that he was playing the Eastern Circuit…wow…gone too soon, if you recall Tolia friend-Obinna who came regularly to your house in Bompai most weekends with Michael Dare…you shared you home with me and I am sad to know that Yinka is gone, please on behalf of my family accept our sympahty as the Holy Spirit consoles you each day, just like Tolia is gone and his brother we as freinds must continue to seek the face of God is these endtimes for his Grace is sufficient to bear any burdens or situations….may you find solace in the resurrection of Jesus Christ Name…it is well with your soul!! I heard the news at Rotimi Beyioku’s wedding @ LTV 8 where most of us were ex FGCKs. I told Yinka that he was doing great; that with a few more hours and a burst of adrenaline he could make it … Required fields are marked *. R.I.P GENTALY GAINT YOU WILL BE MISSED, Hey you will be missed a pretty stand up guy ,we met at a party in New York City ,It just goes to show time is promised to no man or anybody so live each day like its your last….I know I will be from now on GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. Chucks H.Ekwensi, Hi Yinka, Yinka Dare, the New Jersey Nets’ first-round draft pick in 1994, died on Jan. 9 from a heart attack due to an arrhythmia condition. The 32-year-old athlete was preparing breakfast after his morning workout when he collapsed. Its really sad to read this while I was searching for my ALUMN’S globally!!! Yinka Dare, the New Jersey Nets’ first-round draft pick in 1994, died on Jan. 9 from a heart attack due to an arrhythmia condition. On behave of make way class 2009 and community basketball group of fgc kano i send condolence greeting to senior yinka’s family. Lucious Harris, who joined the Nets in 1997–98, Dare's final season said: "It's a bad situation. Cheers. 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