Nigerian club confirmed Cameroonian shot-stopper Charles Tambe hospitalised after been shot in Ibadan.
Former Shooting Stars and Lobi Stars goalkeeper eturned to Ibadan to reunite with his family following the suspension of the NPFL due to the coronavirus pandemic.
According to the statement issued by Abia Warriors’ sporting director Patrick Ngwaogwu via the club official, social media handle stated that Tambe was shot on his way for his morning exercise routine.
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Our goalkeeper Charles Tambe who was shot by hoodlums this morning in Ibadan is in a stable condition. We have reached out to him, he is in a stable condition at the UCH hospital. The Doctors are giving him adequate attention and treatments at the moment. He is in high spirit, and hopefully by Saturday, the Doctors will give us further directives. Thank you all for all your concerns and prayers. #CharlesTambe #TambeStable
Tambe joined the Umuahia-based outfit last September, and he recently appeared in a video posted by the club urging fans to stay safe amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Abia Warriors like other clubs in Nigeria are on break following the suspension of the Nigeria Professional Football League due to the spread of coronavirus pandemic.