Billionaire Football Club owner, Philip Nonso Udala, and manager Godsent Eriobu, killed in Anambra attack, their convoy burnt.
Footage taken at the scene of the incident shows at least two burning SUVs.
An eyewitness said the deceased where still inside the burning vehicles.
Chairman of Udala football club, Chief Philip Nonso Udala, has lost his life on Tuesday after his convoy ran into a team of fleeing armed gunmen at Eke-Agu Market junction in Abatete, Idemili North Local Area.
According to reports, the gunmen had attacked a local police station and were fleeing the scene when they met the convoy of Udala in Abatete.
During the attack, Godsent Eriobu, the Udala FC Manager and Secretary of Anambra Independent League (AIFL), who was also in the convoy, was also killed.
Chairman of Anambra Independent League (AIFL), Rev. Fr Obinna Dike, confirmed the death of Udala on Wednesday. He said the amateur league had lost two important members of the football family.
The Anambra State Police Command confirmed the incident but did not speak on number of Casualties.