Promising Nigerian soccer Star Kevin Odenigbo, who played for FC Vitebsk in Belarus has died by drowning, reports say.
His death was confirmed by FC Vitebsk club who released an official statement released which read:
“The football club Vitebsk reports that on June 5, 2021, on the Lake Beloye, in the area of the tourist base Verasy, OSVOD employees found the drowned Kelvin Odenigbo. We will publish all official information as it becomes available. We express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the football player, as well as to all the fans of the team.”
Odenigbo made his dream move to Europe in March this year, signing for Vitebsk on loan from NAF Rockets FC of the Nigerian Nation League.
The forward made a handful of appearances for the Belarusian top flight club before his death.
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