Shooting Stars central defender, Izu Joseph has been confirmed dead after he was hit by a stray bullet in Bayelsa state on Sunday.
Although he was rushed to the hospital after he was shot, he passed away before receiving medical attention. His club, 3SC confirmed his passing on Twitter on Monday morning;
A Shooting STAR is gone! Izu Joseph is gone! Flamboyant defender is gone! RIP, brother. What a life! May God strengthen his family #Tragedy pic.twitter.com/m9cZxtq6bm
— Shooting Stars SC (@Official3SC) October 17, 2016
In week 26 of the Nigerian Professional Football league, Izu grabbed a last-gasp winner to ensure his team beat Nasarawa United 2-1.
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