The late Ifeanyi George. Photograph: [email protected]
Rangers Worldwide’s Ifeanyi George and Emmanuel Ogbu have died on Sunday in a motor accident whereas travelling to Lagos State.
George and Emmanuel who had been travelling with different gamers of the staff, died on the spot in the course of the accident.
The automobile they had been touring with ran right into a stationery articulated automobile alongside the Onitsha-Agbor-Benin street.
They had been returning to Lagos to spend for a break following the suspension of the Nigerian Skilled Soccer League (NPFL).
The League Administration Firm (LMC) confirmed the event and despatched a condolence message to the administration of Rangers Worldwide.
“We sympathise with the club at this trying time and pray for the repose of his soul and wish the injured ones a speedy recovery,” the LMC, Chairman Shehu Dikko, stated in a press release on the NPFL web site.
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Dikko, equally, urged stakeholders to make sure adherence to security measures because the world battles COVID-19.
He stated: “It is instructive that we should as much as is possible limit our movements, restrict social contacts and adhere to health protocols set out by relevant global, national and state agencies for the containment of COVID-19.”
The Nigeria Soccer Federation (NFF) additionally commiserated with the membership on the demise of the 2 gamers.
“We’re shocked to listen to of the unhappy passing of striker Ifeanyi George and Emmanuel Ogbu gamers of @rangersint,” the NFF tweeted.
“Both players were involved in a fatal auto crash earlier on Sunday. Our prayers and thoughts are with their families and Rangers’ Mgt. May their souls Rest In Peace.”
We’re shocked to listen to of the unhappy passing of striker Ifeanyi George and Emmanuel Ogbu gamers of @rangersint . Each gamers had been concerned in a deadly auto crash earlier on Sunday. Our prayers and ideas are with their households and Rangers’ Mgt. Might their souls Relaxation In Peace. pic.twitter.com/LvJWra4fZt
— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) March 22, 2020