Shooting Stars defender, Izu Joseph killed by stray bullet in Bayelsa
Shooting Stars of Ibadan lost one its players to stray bullet during the weekend in Bayelsa.
The deceased defender, Izu Joseph, was part of the Oluyole Warriors which finished 14th at the just concluded 2015/2016 season of the Nigerian Professional Football League, NPFL. Announcing the incident on in its official website, the club wrote,
“A Shooting STAR is gone! Izu Joseph is gone! Flamboyant defender is gone! RIP, brother. What a life! May God strengthen his family #Tragedy. It was alleged that the defender was hit by a bullet as officers of the Joint Task Force, JTF, engaged militants of the restive Niger Delta in a long-drawn face-off on Sunday, October 16. baya2
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