Kano Pillars football team Wednesday began a three day mourning for their late player, Chinedu Udoji who died Monday morning in a road crash within Kano metropolis.
The club technical officials had on Tuesday evening told the players to return back to their various abode as the club will not hold any training session till Thursday February 22 to enable them recover from the shock occasioned by shocking exit of the Anambra State born player.
The club’s Technical Adviser, Ibrahim A. Musa in a special mourning session with players at the Sani Abacha stadium Kano yesterday, described late Udoji as a “disciplined, humble, honest and dedicated player who will never be forgotten in the history of Kano Pillars FC.”
“Let me tell you, we love Udoji but God love him better than us and only Him (Allah) knows the rationale behind taking him at this material time that we needed his services,” coach Ibrahim said.
Meanwhile, the Chairman, board of Directors Kano Pillars Alhaji Tukur Babaginda has expressed appreciation to the Kano State governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje for pledging to honour late Udoji by assisting his family for the betterment of their lives.