Vitebsk striker Calvin Odenigbo drowned in Lake Beloe near the village of Novoselki, Vitebsk region. The athlete was 20 years old.
According to the reported by the portal Tribuna, the 20-year-old Calvin Odenigbo, Nigeria, has played four major league games this season and made one assist. The Nigerian forward moved to Vitebsk this year on loan from NAF Rockets.
NAF Rockets is a team from the second division of the Nigerian Championship, which the country’s Air Force sponsors. The club includes both civilian and military personnel.
As a reminder, in 2018, another Vitebsk footballer, goalkeeper Andrei Shcherbakov, died tragically. He died in a car accident with his wife and six-year-old son.
On April 4, it was reported that the 18-year-old defender of the Znamya Truda team Nikita Sidorov died during a match at the Torpedo stadium.