Abia Warriors goalkeeper, Charles Tambe is currently receiving treatment at the University Teaching Hospital (UCH), Ibadan after he was shot by thugs on Friday.

Tambe returned to Ibadan to reunite with his family following the suspension of the Nigeria Professional Football League due to the coronavirus pandemic.

According to the statement issued by Abia Warriors’ Sporting Director, Patrick Ngwaogwu, the former Shooting Stars goalkeeper was shot on his way for his morning exercise routine.

“He is not a rascal. He went for his morning walk out at about 07:00 am this morning in the Apata area, Ibadan where he stays with his family,” Ngwaogwu said.

“They accosted him and collected his wristwatch and handset. And shot him on the hand.

“He is presently in UCH, receiving treatment.”