Hussaini Isah, a Niger Tornadoes defender, has died after he was hit by a motorcycle in Minna on Monday.
“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 tweeted.
Hussaini played in Tornadoes' home game in the week 21 NPFL fixture against Kwara United, which ended 1-1 on May 13.
The late Tornadoes player is the second NPFL player this year to have died in a road accident this year.
Newsbreak.ng recalls that former Kano Pillars midfielder, Chinedu Udoji died in February after a car crash in Kano.