It has been gathered that Kano Pillars defender Chinedu Udoji who played in Sunday’s crunch NPFL clash against his former club which ended in stalemate lost his life after he was involved in a ghastly accident on his way back home, can report.

Kano Pillars Media Officer Idris Malikawa confirmed the former Enyimba FC captain’s demise this morning in a chat.

The Nigeria Football Federation, his former club Enyimba and many others have already sent their condolences to the committed and hardworking defender.

We are distraught at the news of the passing of club legend and former captain, Chinedu Udoji. Our commiserations are with his family at this time.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Udoji. May his soul rest in peace.