Friday, January 7, 2011

Former Super Eagle Uche Okafor Is Found Dead

A report on said that he had taken his daughter to school earlier in the day and was later found to be hanging from a rope in his home.

“Seriously I still find it hard to believe when I got the call from the US yesterday (Thursday) evening. This is a really sad way to begin the year,” former team mate Ben Iroha was quoted by the website.

Dallas coroners have cordoned off the area while carrying out investigations into possible suicide.

Okafor was a member of Nigeria's victorious Super Eagles at the 1994 African Cup of Nations. He also played a game in the country's World Cup run in 1998.


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