By Adebayo Williams
A stray bullet struck and killed a Shooting Stars defender Izu Joseph on Monday morning in Bayelsa. The player was reportedly rushed to a hospital after the incident on Sunday but died Monday.
The player played a pivotal role in the survival of the Oluyole Warriors in the Nigeria Professional Football League scoring in his side’s 2-1 win over Nasarawa United.
His death was confirmed by the club in a tweet.