Another Nigeria Footballer Dies on the Pitch

Nigerian football Community was hit with a tragedy following the death of former Enugu Rangers star Henry Obiekwu who slumped and died on Monday, February, 13, 2017 while playing in a friendly game in Enugu.

Former super eagles and Heartland defender Kingsley Obiekwu confirmed to Africanfootball the death of his younger brother Henry.

The deceased was said to have been substituted during the friendly match with his youth team Samba FC at the UNEC Stadium in Enugu after he complained of severe chest pain.

All efforts to resuscitate his life proved abortive as he was quickly rushed to several hospitals before he was confirmed dead at the Eastern Nigeria Medical Centre in Enugu.

Henry last played for FC Taraba who have been relegated to the second tie of the Nigerian football.

                                                                                  MAY HIS GENTLE SOUL REST IN PEACE

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