The Enugu State Government on Tuesday condoled with Rangers International FC , over the death of their player Ifeanyi George who died in a ghastly motor accident on Sunday
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that George with Rangers feeders’ team player Emmanuel Ogbu and his friend Eteka Gabriel lost their lives in the accident on their way to Lagos State.
NAN reports that George, 26, who played as a striker, once played for Enyimba.
He earned two caps for Nigeria in 2017.
In a statement released by the Commissioner for Information, Nnanyelugo Aroh in Enugu, the state government also condoled with the management, players and supporters of Rangers FC over the unfortunate loss.
”The state government is deeply saddened by the news of George’s death and others.
”He was a dedicated player who gave his all and showed the highest sense of responsibility and commitment to the team.
“It is our candid prayer that the Almighty God grant all of us the fortitude to bear this loss and also grant the souls of the departed eternal rest,’’ he prayed. (NAN)