One of the Nigeria Professional League leading club Gombe United, on Monday 27 January 2020, on their twitter handle "united-gome", announced the passing away of one of their star player and goalkeeper, Ismaila Shagari.
Ismaila Shagari joined the club in 2017, and he was registered for the 2018/2019 football season. But after some few games with the club, the young goal keeper kept having some health issue. After series of test at the Gombe Teaching Hospital, it was found that he had kidney problem. All effort to save this young goalkeeper's life seems abortive, as he died in the hospital on Monday 27 of kidney failure after series medical treatment.
The Chairman of the club said on Monday that the demised of ismaila is a big lost to the club and to the Nigerian football lover at large, he also sent his condolence to the family of the diseased. His team-mate kazeem Yekini said Ismailia was a dedicated goalkeeper who always gives his best to the club, and always working hard to be among the best in the country. He also said his death is a big lost the club, and we his team-mate will surely miss him a lot.
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