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Nigerian Footballer Slumps, Dies During League Game


Nasarawa United defender Chineme Martins died after slumping in a Nigeria Professional Football League match against Katsina United in Lafia on Sunday.

An eyewitness, who was at the Lafia Township Stadium, said the late defender slumped after a collision with a Katsina United player around the 45th minute.

According to the eye witness, efforts by the medics to revive him  were unsuccessful/

“He was eventually rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead,” he said.

The League Management Company also confirmed the dead in a statement.

“We commiserate with Nasarawa United and the immediate family of the late player,” LMC Chairman Shehu Dikko said.

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