Former Enugu Rangers right full back Henry Obiekwu has passed away.
This was contained in a message Tuesday by his elder brother and former Nigerian international Kingsley Obiekwu..
According to Vanguard, the older Obiekwu, popularly referred to as Shagari during his playing days, said his brother Henry died during a friendly match at the UNEC stadium in Enugu, south-east Nigeria.
According to other eyewitnesses, Henry Obiekwu was playing in a friendly match for his youth team Samba FC when he complained of severe chest pain before dropping to the ground unchallenged moments later.
Henry was immediately rushed to several hospitals in Enugu before he was confirmed dead at the Eastern Nigeria Medical Centre late Tuesday.