Nigerian Born Tottenham's Under-23 coach Ugo Ehiogu Dies From Cardiac Arrest

Late Ugo Ehiogu

The Nigeran born Ex England and Aston Villa defender Ugo Ehiogu died at the age of 44 after suffering a cardiac arrest and collapsing at the club’s training headquarters in north London yesterday being Thursday, 20th April 2017. 

He died in the early hours of today Friday 21st April 2017 at the hospital he was transferred to yesterday for immediate treatment after collapsing.

According to the club statement Ehiogu made over 300 appearances in a nine-year stay with Villa, helping them win the League Cup in 1994 and 1996. He joined Middlesbrough in 2000, spending seven years there and winning the League Cup again in 2004. Ehiogu also played for West Bromwich Albion, Leeds, Glasgow Rangers and Sheffield United before retiring in 2009.

Ehiogu has been Tottenham’s under-23 coach since 2014.

His sudden demise shocked everyone as he was a very hardworking, dedicated and nice coach before his death.

Tottenham’s head of coaching and player development John McDermott said: 
“Words cannot express the shock and sadness that we all feel at the Club. “Ugo’s immense presence will be irreplaceable. Our heartfelt sympathies go out to his wife Gemma and his family.”
May his soul rest in peace.... Amen!

See more pictures of the late Ehiogu below:

Ugo Ehiogu and Peter Schmeichel




Ehiogu with Bryan Robson

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