NPFL Player Chinedu Udechukwu Is Dead
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By Our Correspondent
Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL player, Chinedu Udechukwu is Dead.
The forward who last played for the Nasarawa United Football Club of Lafia in the 2021/2022 NPFL season died in Plateau State on Wednesday.
Nasarawa United confirmed Mr Udechukwu’s death on Friday through a press statement.
The statement added that the attacker slumped and died after complaining of severe headache.
“We are devasted to learn about the sudden demise of one of our former players, Chinedu Udechukwu.
“Information reaching us from reliable sources said the attacker whose contract with us expired at the end of the 2021/22 Nigeria Professional Football League Season slumped and died in Jos, Plateau State, on Wednesday, 21st December, 2022, after complaining of severe headache,” part of the release signed by the club’s media officer, Eche Amos read
“Edu Mike”, as he was fondly called, was a young man full of life and great dreams.
He was also a phenomenal figure as far as club football is concerned in Nigeria having also played for the likes of two-time CAF Champions League winners, Enyimba FC of Aba; Katsina United FC and Sunshine Stars FC of Akure.
“While we pray for the repose of his soul in heaven, we send our deepest condolences to his immediate family, his loved ones, team and playmates, the Nigeria Football Federation as well as the football fraternity in the Country.”