Tributes Pour in as Ugo Ehiogu Dies After Suffering Cardiac Arrest

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Former England and Aston Villa defender, Nigerian-born Ugo Ehiogu is dead.

Ehiogu, who was coach of Tottenham’s Under-23 side died early on Friday morning after suffering from cardiac arrest during training, according to a statement released by the club.

Ugo Ehiogu, 44, slumped during training and was quickly attended to by the Tottenham medical staff before being transferred to hospital. Unfortunately, he didn’t make it and passed on in the early hours of Friday. He is survived by his wife, Gemma, his son and his sibling, Uzo Ehiogu.

Reactions and tributes haven’t stopped pouring in since the announcement of his death. For the sake of the man the football world loved so much, we begin with his last tweet.


Ejike Kanife

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