Stray bullet kills Shooting Stars player, Izu Joseph

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A stray bullet from gunfire has killed Nigeria Professional Football League club Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan top defender, Izu Joseph in Bayelsa State.

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Late Joseph(pictured standing) who until his death played central defence for the Oluyole Warriors was in Bayelsa on holiday following the completion of the 2015/ 2016 NPFL season.

His untimely death was said to have occurred on Sunday, a day after one of his teammates, Adamu Abubakar, turned a year older.

Confirming Late Joseph’s death on its Twitter handle, @official3SC, on Monday the club tweeted, “A Shooting STAR is gone! Izu Joseph is gone! Flamboyant defender is gone! RIP, brother. What a life! May God strengthen his family.”

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