Former Nigeria worldwide and Enugu Rangers participant Ifeanyi George was laid to relaxation in Lagos on Saturday.
The 26-year-old died in a automotive accident on his means residence following the suspension of the Nigeria Skilled Soccer League owing to the Covid-19 outbreak.
His buddy and Flying Antelopes teammate Emmanuel Ogbu additionally handed away within the unlucky incident. George was buried at Atan cemetery, Yaba in Lagos, and Objective gathered that no fewer than 10 individuals had been allowed owing to coronavirus fears.
In the meantime, Ogbu was buried on Thursday in his hometown in Ohaozalla, Ebonyi State. After successful the NPFL title with Enyimba, the striker joined the Flying Antelopes in the beginning of 2017.
He performed a task in Rangers’ Caf Confederation Cup marketing campaign the place he scored his solely purpose within the 1-1 draw in opposition to Al Masry. On the worldwide scene, George marked his debut within the nation’s African Nations Championship qualifier in opposition to Benin Republic.
Nevertheless, he didn’t make the ultimate reduce for the championships the place Nigeria ended as runners-up.