The management of Rivers United FC has sent its condolences to the Emeteole family over the sad demise of former Nigeria International and ex-Heartland FC coach, Kelechi Emeteole.
Emeteole died in an Indian Hospital on Wednesday after a battle with throat cancer at the age of 66.
Speaking on behalf of the management of Rivers United FC, General Manager of the club, Chief Okey Kpalukwu expressed shock and deep sadness at the development.
“This is indeed terrible and heartbreaking news and we at Rivers United FC are pained at this unfortunate development.
“Emeteole was a great human being who served this country with distinction as a player and coach.
“We wish his family strength at this very trying moment as well as the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss,” Chief Kpalukwu concluded.