Shooting Stars Defender, Izu Joseph Shot Dead In Bayelsa

Shooting Stars central defender, Izu Joseph has been confirmed dead after he was hit by a stray bullet in Bayelsa state on Sunday.

Izu Joseph

Although he was rushed to the hospital after he was shot, he passed away before receiving medical attention. His club, 3SC confirmed his passing on Twitter on Monday morning;


In week 26 of the Nigerian Professional Football league, Izu grabbed a last-gasp winner to ensure his team beat Nasarawa United 2-1.

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Izu Joseph, NPFL, Shooting Stars

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  • Please check to verify your stories before sharing. The shooting took place in rivers state and not bayelsa. Thank you

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