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REPORTS: Nigeria League Player Izu Joseph Of Shooting Stars Shot Dead By Security Operatives

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The football family in Nigeria have been thrown into a state of mourning, following the death of Shooting Stars midfielder Izu Joseph last night.

Joseph was reportedly killed by security operatives in Bayelsa State, the Joint Task Force (JTF) who are stationed in the state to fight pipeline vandalism by hoodlums in the South South region of Nigeria.

However, there is no official statement from any quarters to confirm if he was indeed shot dead by the JTF as at the time of filing in this report.

Owngoalnigeria.com sympathises with the family, friends and the entire Nigeria football family over the death of the ever smiling midfielder who scored two goals in the recently concluded Nigeria Professional Football League.