Ugo Ehiogu, English football player, Died at 44


Ugochuku Ehiogu was born on November 3, 1972, and died on April 21, 2017.

He was an English professional footballer.

From 1989 to 2009, Ugo Ehiogu played as centre-back.

Ugo was the coach of the Tottenham Hotspur U23 team until his death in April 2017.

Ehiogu played in the Premier League with lengthy spells at Aston Villa and Middlesbrough.

Ehiogu also played in the Football League for West Bromwich Albion, Leeds United and Sheffield United, as well as a spell in the Scottish Premier League with Rangers.

Ugo Ehiogu won two Football League Cups, with Aston Villa in 1996 and then with Middlesbrough in 2004.

He was an England international, with a record of 4 caps and 1 goal.

During 1993, when he played for the England under-21 team, he became the first black player to captain an England team in a competitive match.

During 2012, Ugo came out of brief retirement by signing for non-league side Wembley to participate in the club’s FA Cup games alongside other retired veteran players.

Gemma Coleman was his wife, they have a son and a daughter from previous relationship

He died after suffering a cardiac arrest at Tottenham Hotspur’s training ground.

Ugo Ehiogu passed away at 44 years old.