Ex Super Eagles Midfielder, Justice Christopher Dies Of Heart Attack

Ex Super Eagles Midfielder, Justice Christopher Dies Of Heart Attack

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By Our Correspondent

Former Super Eagles midfielder, Justice Longs Christopher is dead.

The Plateau State born footballer died of cardiac arrest on Wednesday morning.

Christopher who made 11 appearances for the Super Eagles and was also a member of the 2002 World Cup squad, was aged 41.

During his career from 1999 to 2012, Christopher played for several clubs, including Katsina United, Sharks F.C., Bendel Insurance FC, Antwerp FC (Belgium), Levski Sofia (Bulgaria), Trelleborgs FF (Sweden), Alania Vladikavkaz in Russia and Herfølge BK in Denmark.

After the end of the season 2006/2007 he announced his retirement from football

However, on 21 October 2012 Christopher announced his comeback and signed for Nigeria club side, Nasarawa United

He made his debut for the Super Eagles in 2001 and last played for his country in 2002 with 11 caps and no goal.

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