Armed men suspected to be cultists have apparently executed Gombe United protector Uzama Douglas.
Nigerian footballer shot dead in Benin City
Uzama is a previous Flying Eagles invitee
The left back is a previous Golden Eaglets and Flying Eagles invitee.
The safeguard pronounced dead on landing in healing facility as indicated by a dear companion of the perished.
“He was still on break in Benin City and was yet to continue for the new season,” the companion said.
“He went out with companions when some religion young men completed an assault against them. He was shot and that was it.
“The executioners fled and left my companion without a second thought.”
A top authority at Gombe United said: The Gombe United family has learned with pity of the inconvenient passing of our safeguard Uzama Douglas.
“This is a dismal misfortune to Uzama’s family, Gombe United and the country.”
Uzama is the second footballer shot from the residential football scene in the most recent three months in the wake of Shooting Stars focal protector Izu Joseph was shot dead by fighters.