Catholic Priest Slumps, Dies During Football Match In Asaba

Reports coming through from Onitsha Archdiocese of Catholic Church reveals that, during a priestly football match, one of the players been a reverend father slumped and died.


The deceased, Rev. Fr Pius Ukor slumped in the stadium at Asaba while the Archdiocesan Priests were playing a football Match with the Issele-Uku Diocesan Priests.

He was a bit resuscitated by the nurses and rushed to the FMC hospital in Asaba but on reaching there he, he was confirmed dead.



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Until his death Fr Pius was the editor of the Archdiocesan Newspaper; Trinitas Newspaper as well as the Director of communication for the Archdiocese. He hails from Umuoji Anambra State.