Nigerian footballer Kelvin Odenigbo drowns in Belarus lake

Nigerian footballer, Kelvin Odenigbo, playing for the Belarusian club, FC Vitebsk, has been found dead after drowning in a lake.

The Belarusian Premier League club announced Kelvin Odenigbo’s death in a statement which said the body of the 20-year-old striker was found on Saturday, June 5 beside Lake Beloye, a tourist destination in the Vitebsk region.

The statement read:

“We express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the football player. The football club Vitebsk reports that on June 5, 2021, on the lake Beloye, in the area of the tourist base Verasy, OSVOD employees found the drowned Kelvin Odenigbo. We will publish all official information as it becomes available. We express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the football player, as well as to all the fans of the team.”

This is Kelvin Odenigbo’s last post on social media before his death:

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