Former Golden Eaglets, Flying Eagles invitee and Gombe United defender Uzama Douglas was shot dead in Benin City by cultists Yesterday, he was declared dead on admission to hospital.
He was still on break in Benin City and was yet to resume for the new season,
“He went out with friends when some cult boys carried out an attack on them. He was shot and that was it.”
“The killers fled and left my friend in cold blood,” the emotional friend stated.
A top official at Gombe United said the club was shocked after Uzama was shot and killed by the cultists.
“The Gombe United family has learned with sadness of the untimely death of our defender Uzama Douglas.”
“This is a sad loss to Uzama’s family, Gombe United and the nation.”
This is coming on the heel of Izu Joseph’s death, which the Football community is yet to recover from.