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BREAKING NEWS: Top Nigerian Footballer Slumped and Died in England

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Former Nigerian-born ex-England international defender, Ugochukue Ehiogu is dead.
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The 44-year-old died after suffering a cardiac arrest at Tottenham Hotspur’s training center on Thursday, where he was managing the U-23 team.

Reports released claims that Ugochukue Ehiogu died in the hospital early hours of Friday.

Before his death, Ehiogu played for Aston Villa between 1991 and 2000, making over 200 appearances.

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He joined Middlesbrough in 2000, where he spent 7years.
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In 1994 and 1996, he won three League Cups with Aston Villa, and with Middlesbrough in 2004 after beating Jay Jay Okocha’s Bolton in the final.
On international level; Ugochukue Ehiogu was capped four times by England.

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Ehiogu also played for West Brom, Leeds, Rangers and Sheffield United, before retiring in 2009 after a 20-year professional career.

 
 
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