EX-SUPER EAGLES MIDFIELDER, JUSTICE CHRISTOPHER IS DEAD
Written by MAX FM on March 9, 2022
Former Nigeria Super Eagles midfielder Justice Christopher is dead.
Andrew Randa, the media officer of Nigeria Men’s U20 National Team, announced Christopher’s death in a tweet on Wednesday.
Randa disclosed that Christopher died in the early hours of Wednesday morning at a hotel in Jos, Plateau State in Nigeria.
Christopher made 11 appearances for the Super Eagles and was part of Nigeria’s squad to the 2002 FIFA World Cup in Korea/Japan.
Christopher began his senior career at Katsina United in 1999. Following spells at Sharks and Bendel Insurance, he moved to Belgium in 2001 when he signed for Royal Antwerp.
He also played for Levski Sofia in Bulgaria, Swedish club Trelleborgs FF, Alania Vladikavkaz in Russia and Herfølge BK in Denmark before announcing his retirement from football at the end of the 2006/2007 season.
He, however, returned and signed for Nasarawa United in October 2012.
He has been with the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club ever since.
Christopher was 40 at the time of his death.