Former Super Eagles Star Slumps, Dies In Hotel [Photo]


Former Super Eagles of Nigeria midfielder, Justice Christopher, is dead.

VerityNews learnt that Christopher slumped at his hotel complex in Jos, Plateau State on Tuesday and was rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead. He was 40.

Late Christopher played for Nigeria national football team and was a participant at the 2002 FIFA World Cup. He accrued eleven caps for the Super Eagles.

Justice Christopher
Late Justice Christopher

The deceased last played club football for Nasarawa United in the Nigerian league.

He played for several clubs, including Katsina United, Sharks F.C., Bendel Insurance FC, Antwerp FC (Belgium), Levski Sofia (Bulgaria), Trelleborgs FF (Sweden), Alania Vladikavkaz in Russia and Herfølge BK in Denmark.

See some reactions to Christopher’s death below:

Victor Dabo Peter wrote: “Justice Christopher, oh no. This is a rude shock. May the Almighty God rest your soul.”

Isaac Salami wrote: “Black Wednesday. R.I.P Senior Man, Justice Christopher, Plateau and Nigeria Legend/International.