The management of Kano Pillars FC has confirmed the death of their defender, Chinedu Udoji, who died in a ghastly auto crash in Kano.
The Media Officer of the club, Idris Malikwa, said in Kano that the player was involved in a car accident after visiting his former team mates at Enyimba FC in a hotel.
“This tragic accident happened along Club Road in Kano and his remains had been deposited at the Murtala Muhammad Hospital Mortuary.”
Mr Malikawa said that an official of Kano Pillars was processing a police report on the accident at the Kano State Police Command headquarters in Bompai, Kano.
Late Udoji was voted as Man of the Match in the Nigerian Professional Football League, NPFL Week 9 match against his former club, Enyimba, which ended in a 1-1 draw.
The defender joined Kano Pillars last season after spending seven years with Enyimba.