Ifeanyi George, Rangers FC striker, has died from an auto crash on Sunday morning, along Benin-Ore road, TheCable reports.
George, alongside two unidentified team mates, died on the spot of the accident.
Amobi Ezeaku, Rangers team manager, confirmed the death of the former Enyimba player to TheCable.
He, however, could not ascertain the two other players involved in the auto accident, adding that he’s on his way to the scene.
“It is a black Sunday in Nigerian football and sad to say the least,” he said.
“Yes, its true that Ifeanyi George died on the spot but will confirm others to you as I am on my way to the scene of the accident.”