Association football player
1968, Nigeria, Nigeria
Baba Ali (1968 – ?) was a footballer who played as a winger for clubs in Nigeria and Greece.
In 1991, Ali joined Greek Superleague side Panachaiki F.C. for one season appearing in 16 league matches for the club.
Ali made several appearances for the Nigeria national football team. He scored on his debut, a friendly against Upper Volta in 1981. He also played for Nigeria at the 1984 African Cup of Nations finals, helping the squad to a runners-up finish.
He played in a 1990 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Angola. His teammate, Samuel Okwaraji died during the match.