BREAKING: Nigerian defender dies in accident

NPFL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 14/05/2018

Nigerian defender Hussaini Isah died in an accident as confirmed by his club Niger Tornadoes.

The NPFL star Hussaini who just returned to the team after a match suspension due to yellow card accumulation lost his life during to a bike accident along Maitumbi Road, Minna.

"With sorrow heart, we painfully announced the sudden exit of our dedicated and humble defender Hussaini Isah, who lost his life this Monday evening.

"The defender who just returned to the team after a match suspension due to yellow card accumulation was hit by a reckless motorcycle rider popularly called Okada along Maitumbi road, Minna, Niger State." the club wrote on their Twitter handle on Monday

The left-back was named man of the match in Niger Tornadoes’ 1-1 Nigeria Professional Football League game against Kwara United in a match day 21 encounter on Sunday at the Bako Kontagora Stadium, Minna.

Hussaini becomes the latest player that has lost his life in a road accident this year following Kano Pillar defender Chinedu Udoji’s road crash in February.

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