Authorities in Uganda have confirmed the death of a local football player after he was allegedly assaulted by teammates.
The 22-year-old Footballer, Churchill Owaci was beaten to death by his team mates over poor defending in Lamwo district, Uganda.
According to Dennis Onyon, a sub-county chairperson who confirmed the incident, Owaci’s teammates pounced on him with blows after the blunder.
He was rushed to hospital for medical emergency where he was pronounced dead.
Authorities has apprehended two brothers identified as Joel Okello aged just 19 and Francis Opio in connection to Owaci’s death.