Enugu Rangers star forward Ifeanyi George will be buried on Saturday, March 28 in Lagos, the club have announced, Completesports.com reports.
George alongside Emmanuel Ogbu, a member of Rangers’ feeder team and Eteka Gabriel, a footballer and friend of George, were killed in an auto crash last Sunday on their way to Lagos from Enugu.
The accident occurred in Abudu Town along the Onitsha-Agbor-Benin road as the player and his teammates left camp, after the club announced a 10-day break following the suspension of the NPFL due to the coronavirus.
Announcing the date for the burial, Rangers stated that only few family members and friends of the late footballer will be present due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The club wrote on their Twitter handle: “Our former attacking sensation, the Late Ifeanyi George Onwubiko, will be buried tomorrow, March 28, 2020 in Lagos. With the prevailing health situation in the country, only few family members and friends will be allowed to witness the sad event. Adieu!! George.”
By James Agberebi
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