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Nigeria's football stars pay tribute to Ugo Ehiogu

19:43 GMT+3 21/04/2017
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Kanu Nwankwo took to social media alongside his compatriots to pay their respects to the former England international

Nigeria footballer took to Twitter to pay their tribute to former England international and Tottenham U23 coach Ugo Ehiogu.

44-year-old Ehiogu slumped at Spurs’ training ground on Thursday and passed away in hospital on Friday morning.

Arsenal legend Kanu Nwankwo took on Twitter to lead the tributes to the former Middlesbrough defender: “R.I.P Ugo what a sad news.”

Other key figures in Nigeria football also took to social media to pay their respects.


Sad day rest in peace brother # Ugo Ehiogu#our thoughts and prayers are with the family 

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