Kano Pillars defender, Chinedu Udoji, is dead.
The club in a statement on Twitter, said the former Enyimba of Aba player was involved in a ghastly motor accident in Kano on Sunday night.
According to the club, “Chinedu Udoji was involved in a car accident yesterday after visiting his former team mates at Enyimba. This tragic accident happened along Club Road in Kano”
The club expressed deep condolences to his family, friends, fans, and football lovers all across the country.
The 28-year-old central defender was part of Pillar’s 1-1 draw against Enyinba at the Sani Abacha Stadium in a Nigeria Professional Football League encounter at the weekend.
Udoji is survived by his wife and children.