Enugu Rangers International FC forward, Ifeanyi George, has died in a car accident in Abudu, near Agbor, Delta State today, March 22nd.
Ifeanyi George was involved in the crash on Sunday on his way to Lagos from Enugu following the suspension of the Nigeria Professional Football League due to the coronavirus pandemic.
It was believed that the striker was with two other teammates when their vehicle ran into a stationary heavy-duty truck along Onitsha-Agbor-Benin road.
“We just heard of this disturbing news,” Rangers general manager, Davidson Owumi, was quoted saying.
“We call for prayers in this hour of pains.”
Reports also have it that Ifeanyi George had been suffering a waist injury for the past three weeks and was reportedly told not to drive even in Enugu.