Kano Pillars defender Chinedu Udoji died last night following a car accident inside Kano, various reports have said.
No-nonsense central defender Udoji was Man of the Match in yesterday’s NPFL Week 9 match against his former club Enyimba, which ended in a 1-1 draw.
An official said Udoji was heading back to the Pillars club house after he visited the hotel of Enyimba when he was involved in an accident which cost him his life.
His death was disclosed by his former club, Enyimba on their twitter page.
“We are distraught at the news of the passing of club legend and former captain, Chinedu Udoji. Our commiserations are with his family at this time”, it read.