Niger Tornadoes have been thrown into mourning mood following the death of their defender, Hussaini Isah, reports kikiotolu.com.
Hussaini lost his life during a motorcycle accident along Maitumbi Road, Minna. The club announced this on their Twitter handle in a post;
“With sorrow heart, we painfully announced the sudden exit of our dedicated and humble defender Hussaini Isah, who lost his life this Monday evening,”
“The defender who just returned to the team after a match suspension due to yellow card accumulation was hit by a reckless motorcycle rider popularly called okada along Maitumbi road, Minna, Niger State.”
The left-back was named man of the match in Niger Tornadoes’ 1-1 Nigeria Professional Football League draw against Kwara United in a match day 21 encounter on Sunday at the Bako Kontagora Stadium, Minna.
The accident occurred in front of their family house. He left behind his parents, siblings and his wife, whom he married, two months ago.
He is second player to lose his life in a road accident this year following hinedu Udoji passed away in the month of February following a car accident inside Kano, according to reports