Top Nigerian footballer is dead.
News Rain Nigeria reports that Nigerian footballer, Kelvin Odenigbo, who plays for FC Vitebsk in Belarus, has been found dead after drowning in a lake.
The Belarusian Premier League club announced the death of the top Nigerian footballer in a statement.
According to a statement, the Belarusian Premier League club said the corpse of the 20-year-old striker was found on Saturday, June 5 by lake Beloye, a tourist destination in the Vitebsk region.
Top Nigerian Footballer Is Dead
Read statement on the top Nigerian footballer
The statement on the death of the top Nigerian footballer reads as thus; “We express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the football player. The football club Vitebsk reports that on June 5, 2021, on the lake Beloye, in the area of the tourist base Verasy, OSVOD employees found the drowned Kelvin Odenigbo.
“We will publish all official information as it becomes available. We express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the football player, as well as to all the fans of the team,” the statement read.
Meanwhile, the top Nigerian footballer joined the club on loan from NAF Rockets FC, the Nigerian National League side, at the end of last season before making the switch permanent for the 2021/22 season.
The late top Nigerian footballer featured for sixth-placed Vitebsk, scoring one goal in four appearances.
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