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Gunmen kill Anambra Soccer League scribe, club chairman missing


Godsent Eriobu Ebuka

Secretary of Anambra Independent Football League (AIFL) Godsent Eriobu Ebuka has been shot dead by gunmen, League Chairman, Rev. Obinna Dike has confirmed.

Eriobu who was travelling in a convoy of the Chairman ran into the gunmen Tuesday at Eke-Agu Market, Abatete, Idemili North LGA of Anambra State.

Eriobu also doubled as Manager of Udala FC.

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Udala FC has been an active participant in the AIFL amateur league since it was founded in 2016 before it gained promotion to the Nationwide League.

Dike said the AIFL family was in mourning as Eriobu was a resource member of the management team.

Dike also said Philip Udala, Chairman of Udala FC, Uke had not been seen nor reached on the phone since the attack.

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Toochukwu Ikenga, Police Public Relations Officer in the state confirmed the incident but could not give details of casualties.

Ikenga said, ‘The information is still sketchy, I will get back to you when the investigation is through.”