You are here

Today In The News – Breaking News Special #2

Breaking News – US Based Nigerian Footballer, Fikayo Idowu Is Dead

     According to his friend, Idowu hung out with friends on Thursday night and heard that they had planned to go swimming in a lake 40 miles northeast of Columbus on Friday. That was the last his friend Jensen, a fellow Ohio State University player, heard of him.

      The following day, a Saturday, Jensen, while picking up another friend, he got a call that Idowudied the night before; he drowned while swimming with friends.

“I knew a few people had been invited,” Jensen, told the press. “I just figured I’d stay home. I had to lift, I had to practice. We kind of hung up the phone, and we kind of just looked at each other wondering if it was real.”

      “I didn’t believe it at first,” another teammate, Tyler Kidwell said. “He was one of my best friends on the team.”

      According to reports: “Idowu was a defender on the Buckeyes team who had played since 2014. He was a junior enrolled in a Pre Med program. 

     Friends said he wanted to be a surgeon. Idowu was from Madison, Mississippi, and was majoring in health and rehabilitation sciences while planning to attend medical school. He was an Ohio State Prominence Scholar and a two-time OSU Scholar-Athlete.

     His teammates have since been mourning him, but the Knox County sheriff’s office has refusedto release details of the 19-year-old’s death. “As I understand it, they just went up for the end of the day after classes,” John Bluem, his coach, told Columbus Dispatch. “They just went up to go for a swim.”

        Idowu was born to Nigerian parents who are currently based in the United States.

RIP Fikayo??

-Sharon Dikedi
BBM : 569D4DEC
Twitter : @SharonDikedi
Facebook : Sharon Dikedi

#StayCrowned 〽️

IG : @TheArtOfAde
BBM Channel : C001FDB41
Twitter : @ForTheArtOfAde
Facebook Page : The Art Of Ade
Email :[email protected]

Written by 

Related posts

5 thoughts on “Today In The News – Breaking News Special #2

  1. I’ve been browsing online more than 4 hours today, yet I never found any interesting article like yours.
    It is pretty worth enough for me. In my view, if all website owners and bloggers made good content
    as you did, the net will be much more useful than ever before.

    1. admin

      Thank You so much!

  2. Here are some easy steps to help you in designing the classroom of your
    goals with the restricted time you’ve gotten!

  3. For most, a basic brass-wrought sconce would be onerous to seek out except in vintage
    stores, while newer ones are available at most house décor shops and shops nationwide.

  4. Please let me know if you’re looking for a article author for
    your blog. You have some really good articles and I think I would be
    a good asset. If you ever want to take some of the load off,
    I’d really like to write some material for your blog in exchange for
    a link back to mine. Please send me an email if interested.


Leave a Comment

Thank you for dropping a comment. You are so crowned!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.