The Nigerian soccer household has been in a state of mourning yesterday following the killing of Metropolis FC president Philip Metropolis and membership director Godsent Eriobu by unknown gunmen in Anambra State.
The duo had been killed on the junction of the Eke-Agu Market in Abatete, Idemili Native Space North of the state. Metropolis Corridor, a grassroots soccer growth guru and the membership’s director, Eriobu, who can be the Secretary of the Anambra Unbiased League (AIFL), had been killed when his convoy allegedly clashed in a squad of gunmen. armed on the junction of the Eke-Agu Market in Abatete, Idemili North Native Space.
‘Some individuals say the 2 males had been murdered.
The gunmen had attacked an area police station and fled the scene after they encountered the Metropolis Council convoy in Abatete.
They had been shot and died immediately on stage yesterday. President of the Anambra Unbiased League (AIFL), Rev. Fr Obinna Dike, confirmed yesterday the loss of life of Metropolis Council and its membership supervisor, saying: “The newbie league had misplaced two vital members of the soccer household.
“So unhappy, our worst fears turn out to be actuality, we’ve got misplaced them,” he mentioned in a textual content message to a web-based publication.
Anambra State Police Command additionally confirmed the incident however didn’t touch upon the variety of victims.