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Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by Amotolongbo(f): 6:19pm On Jun 06
Kelvin Odenigbo, the Nigerian footballer who plied his trade with at FC Vitebsk in Belarus, has been found dead after drowning in a lake.

The Belarusian Premier League club confirmed the demise of the 20-year-old striker in a statement on its website.


In the statement, the club said Odenigbo drowned and his corpse was found on Saturday by the lake Beloye, a tourist destination in the Vitebsk region.

“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,” the statement read.

The club also promised to release more details on Odenigbo’s death while expressing its condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.

“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,” the statement added.

Odenigbo recently joined the club on loan from NAF Rockets FC, the Nigerian National League side, at the end of last season before making the switch permanent for the 11-match-old 2021/22 season.

He featured for sixth-placed Vitebsk this season, assisting one goal in four appearances.

https://www.thecable.ng/kelvin-odenigbo-nigerian-footballer-drowns-in-belarus-lake/amp

Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by fergie001: 6:22pm On Jun 06
Football Club "Vitebsk" reports that on June 5, 2021 on Lake "White", near the tourist base "Verasa", the staff of OSVOD was found drowned Kelvin Odenigbo. We will publish all official information as we receive it. We express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the footballer, as well as to all the fans of the team.

FC Vitebsk

May his gentle soul RIP

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Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by ojun50(m): 6:24pm On Jun 06
May is soul rest in peace

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Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by Ekez(m): 6:24pm On Jun 06
Anybody Wey no say him no sabi swim Abeg no dey near anything pool.

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Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by Amotolongbo(f): 6:26pm On Jun 06
His stat for the club

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Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by KallmemrB0: 6:27pm On Jun 06
This is really sad.. RIP to the dead

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Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by Golan007: 6:36pm On Jun 06
May his soul rest in peace.

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Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by Anter: 6:42pm On Jun 06
Sad news

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Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by paulolee(m): 6:48pm On Jun 06
just too bad...rip bro....GOD knows dt when I finally leave this country, I would be very careful with my life even if death can come in so many ways...
e get some kain way death fit visit dt are avoidable, i cnt make dt mistake of going close to water when I cnt swim..
DTS d same reason I do avoid any pool party of any functions around water...
a painful lost to football

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Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by thorpido(m): 6:58pm On Jun 06
Person go stay far from water if he no fit swim.If he fit swim sef,the area may still be dangerous.
Sad news for his family.

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Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by HADINigeria: 7:00pm On Jun 06
Noted
R. I. P
Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by Coronavirus84: 7:00pm On Jun 06
Eni ire loooo
Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by EdoAirline: 7:00pm On Jun 06
Really Sad because in Lagos if you see the number of Aspiring footballers you'll pity them....

This one had opportunity to Break the jinx Only to drown abroad....

Really Sad to lose someone like this......May he rest in Power....

Aspiring Footballers don't give up hope....God is on your side...Even if age is not on your side .... There's something called football age...if you know you know

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Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by Taejimin(f): 7:01pm On Jun 06
Oh no!!!
Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by Oblongata: 7:01pm On Jun 06
Shebi this one na correct headline!

Naija bloggers/NL mods will be like

‘Nigerian footballer KILLED in a Belarusian lake by drowning’ cool

Or 10 people KILLED in an accident! grin

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Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by nautybride: 7:01pm On Jun 06
cry
God sees and knows all

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Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by tobtap: 7:01pm On Jun 06
Sad.. cry

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Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by akinmusi(m): 7:01pm On Jun 06
May God rest his soul

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Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by Saintkp(m): 7:02pm On Jun 06
What a sad news. May his soul rest in peace.

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Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by espn(m): 7:02pm On Jun 06
Wetin em dey find for lake...
Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by alingo2013(m): 7:02pm On Jun 06
Hmmm RIP bro

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Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by McOluOmo: 7:02pm On Jun 06
Village people...


Rest In peace young nigga

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Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by Lattop(m): 7:02pm On Jun 06
RIPP Condolences to the Family and friends

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Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by manikspears: 7:02pm On Jun 06
So sad

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Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by Anselem4289: 7:02pm On Jun 06
May his soul rest in peace

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Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by careytommy37(m): 7:03pm On Jun 06
cry cry

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Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by wenegeo(m): 7:03pm On Jun 06
what a promising young guy. so sad

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Re: Kelvin Odenigbo, Nigerian Footballer, Drowns In Belarus Lake by sunshineV: 7:03pm On Jun 06
help me dey greet tb joshua

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