The League Management Company (LMC) has directed players and officials of various Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs to honour the late Chinedu Udoji during the set of Matchday 10 games scheduled for the weekend.
This was contained in a statement released by the national football league body.
The LMC’s Chief Executive, Shehu Dikko, said via the statement said: “We are saddened by the news of Chinedu Udoji’s death, he was such a dedicated player and an asset to the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).”
Dikko recalled that the late Kano Pillars player captained the NPFL All-stars team on the LaLiga tour in 2015.
He further revealed that his leadership qualities was such that endured team discipline and cohesion.
The NPFL fraternity was thrown into mourning on Monday after an unfortunate car crash led to the untimely death of the Kano Pillars defender.