Echendu Adiele

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Echendu Adiele
Personal information
Date of birth (1978-11-17)17 November 1978
Place of birth Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Date of death 18 June 2011(2011-06-18) (aged 32)
Place of death Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Playing position Central defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1997 Sharks
1997–1998 Fortuna Düsseldorf 1 (0)
1998–1999 Borussia Neunkirchen 15 (4)
1999–2006 1. FC Saarbrücken 149 (2)
2006–2007 SV Darmstadt 98 28 (1)
2007–2009 SV Waldhof Mannheim 31 (0)
2009–2010 SV Darmstadt 98 33 (0)
Total 257 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Echendu Adiele (17 November 1978 – 18 June 2011) was a Nigerian professional footballer who played as a central defender.

Career[edit]

Adiele played club football in Nigeria for Sharks, and in Germany for Fortuna Düsseldorf, Borussia Neunkirchen, 1. FC Saarbrücken, SV Darmstadt 98 and SV Waldhof Mannheim.[1][2]

Death[edit]

Adiele died in his sleep on 18 June 2011.[3] It seems that he was poisoned.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Echendu Adiele" (in German). fussballdaten.de. Retrieved 22 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Echendu Adiele". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 22 February 2012. 
  3. ^ Wejinya, Sammy (19 June 2011). "Former Shark, Adiele dies". Supersport. Retrieved 22 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "Giftanschlag auf Ex-Profi" (in German). sport1.de. 21 June 2011. Retrieved 1 September 2013. 

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