Retired Nigerian striker, Ibezito Ogbonna, survives after his house in Israel was hit by a rocket from Gaza

Former Nigeria under-23 striker Ibezito Ogbonna was hospitalized after his house in Ashdod,  Israel, was hit by a rocket fired from Gaza last week.

The 38-year-old, who won the Israeli Cup with Hapoel Tel Aviv in 2006 and 2007, was at home with his wife and two young daughters when the building was hit by a rocket.

His wife and children were unharmed but Ibezito was injured.

Footage from the scene shows Ibezito Ogbonna being taken to the hospital after his apartment was hit by a rocket.

Retired Nigerian striker, Ibezito Ogbonna, survives after his house in Israel was hit by a rocket from Gaza

He was in the hospital for a few hours where he was treated and had different tests done before being released.

Retired Nigerian striker, Ibezito Ogbonna, survives after his house in Israel was hit by a rocket from Gaza

His apartment was also destroyed and with no home to return to, Ogbonna, who has Israeli citizenship, and his family, are now staying at a hotel.

Retired Nigerian striker, Ibezito Ogbonna, survives after his house in Israel was hit by a rocket from Gaza
Retired Nigerian striker, Ibezito Ogbonna, survives after his house in Israel was hit by a rocket from Gaza
Retired Nigerian striker, Ibezito Ogbonna, survives after his house in Israel was hit by a rocket from Gaza
Retired Nigerian striker, Ibezito Ogbonna, survives after his house in Israel was hit by a rocket from Gaza

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