JTF shot 3SC player at close range, say father, residents - The Punch

A player with the Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC), a football club in Ibadan, Oyo State, Joseph Izu, who was killed by the operatives of the Joint Military Task Force in Okaki community, in the Ahoada West area of Rivers State, was shot at a close range.

Shock, anger trail tragic death of 3SC's Izu Joseph - The Nation Newspaper

Shock and anger have greeted the death of Shooting Stars defender, Izu Joseph, who was shot dead by soldiers in oil-rich Bayelsa State on Sunday. The Oyo State Sports Writers Association (SWAN) described the tragic passing away of the star defender as ...

Footballer shot dead in Niger Delta - The Nation Newspaper

A footballer identified as Izu Joseph has been shot dead in an unexplained circumstance involving soldiers at Okakhi community, a town bordering Bayelsa and Rivers states. The Nation gathered that the dead footballer plays his football with the ...

Nigerian footballer shot dead in restive oil region - The Standard (press release)

Nigeria Premier League defender Izu Joseph has been shot dead in his hometown of Okaki in oil-rich southern Bayelsa state, it was reported on Monday. The player's father said Joseph was killed accidentally by troops battling Niger delta militants on ...

Nigeria Player Izu Joseph Shot Dead - The Whistler

Shooting Stars defender, Izu Joseph, has died after he was hit by a stray bullet in Bayelsa State on Sunday. Reports have it that he was killed during a gun battle between the military Joint Task Force (JTF) and suspected militants in the region. The ...

NPFL star, Izu Joseph is dead - Vanguard

NPFL star Izu Joseph who plies his trade with Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) is dead. The defender died on Sunday in Bayelsa where he was holidaying following the just concluded Nigeria Professional Football League after a stray bullet hit him. izu.

Shooting Stars defender shot dead in Bayelsa - P.M. News

Shooting Stars defender, Izu Joseph was reportedly shot dead in his hometown of Okaki in oil-rich southern Bayelsa state. According to the player's father, Joseph was hit by a stray bullet which was fired by troops battling Niger delta militants on Sunday.

Nigerian Soldiers Kill Rising Soccer Star - SaharaReporters.com

Mr. Joseph, according to his friends in Yenagoa, the capital of Bayelsa State, was allegedly shot dead by soldiers attached to Operation Delta Safe (ODS) during a retaliatory raid against hoodlums in the area.

3SC PLAYER KILLED BY STRAYED BULLET - Leadership Newspapers

A central defender of 3SC of Ibadan, Izu Joseph has lost his life in an unfortunate incident in Okaki, Bayelsa state. Reports had it that Izu was hit by a strayed bullet in a market when unknown gunmen invaded the market on Sunday. He was rushed to a ...

NFF, NPFL Clubs Condole With 3SC Over Izu Joseph's Death - Complete Sports Nigeria

The Nigeria Football Federation have sympathized with Shooting Stars Football Club of Ibadan following the shocking death of the club's defender, Izu Joseph, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The centre-back who linked up with the Oluyole Warlords ...

Shooting Stars: Nigeria Soccer League Lost a Player - NTA News

Shooting Stars of Ibadan has announced the death of defender Izu Joseph who was apparently killed by a stray bullet at a market in his hometown of Okaki, Bayelsa State. His dad reported that his son was shot twice despite the fact that he presented his ...

Nigerian footballer killed by stray bullet - TV360

It is alleged that he was hit a stray bullet when gunmen attacked a market in his hometown of Okaki in Bayelsa State and was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital. Shooting Stars defender Joseph Izu has died after he was hit by a stray bullet in ...

Nigerian footballer shot dead by troops in restive oil region - eNCA

ABUJA, Nigeria - Nigeria Premier League defender Izu Joseph has been shot dead in his hometown of Okaki in oil-rich southern Bayelsa state, it was reported on Monday. Sad news. We lost a colleague. Friend and NPFL mate. RIP My Brother. IZU JOSEPH ...

NFF mourns slain Nigerian footballer - Premium Times

The Nigeria Football Federation has commiserated with the family of Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan defender, Izu Joseph, who was killed on Sunday, reportedly by a stray bullet from a member of the Joint Task Force. The NFF President, Amaju ...

Izu Joseph Nigerian footballer shot dead by stray bullet - Pulse.com.gh

Joseph, who played in defence for Nigerian Premier League club Shooting Stars, was hit by a stray bullet when gunmen attacked a market in his hometown of Okaki in Bayelsa State. Published: 14.05 , Refreshed: 17.26. Print; eMail ...

Jami'an tsaro sun yi ajalin dan kwallo a Bayelsa - NAIJ.COM

Mai tsaron gida na kungiyar kwallon kafa ta Shooting stars Izu Jospeh ya hallaka sakamakon kubucewar bindigar wani dan sanda a Bayelsa. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter. wasan kwallon kafa. Izu Joseph ya na shirin canzar wani dan wasa yayin ...

Nigerian footballer killed as military engages militants - News24 Nigeria

Yenagoa - Nigeria Premier League side, Shooting Stars Sports Club defender Izu Joseph has been killed during a gun battle between the military Joint Task Force (JTF) and suspected militants in Rivers State. The news of the incident which happened on ...

Izu Joseph Shooting Stars confirm death of defender - Pulse Nigeria

It has been widely reported that he was struck by a stray bullet from men of the Joint Task Force (JTF). Published: 13.43 , Refreshed: 13.50; Steve Dede. Print; eMail · Shooting Stars play Shooting Stars defender, Izu Joseph dies from bullet wound ...

Nigerian footballer Izu Joseph dies in shooting - BBC Sport

The 24-year-old , who played in defence for Nigerian Premier League club Shooting Stars, was hit by a stray bullet when gunmen attacked a market in his hometown of Okaki in Rivers State. The club's tweeted on its official account: "A Shooting STAR is gone!

3SC Confirms death of Izu Joseph… Exact Circumstances shrouded in Mystery - FootballliveNG (blog)

Shooting Stars defender, Izu Joseph has been shot dead, allegedly, by soldiers in his hometown Okaki in Rivers State.There are have been different accounts surrounding the player's death even from his own relatives. One account given by deceased's ...