There was tragedy in one of the Nigeria Professional Football League games on Sunday as a Nasarawa United player,Chineme Martins, slumped and died.
According to witnesses, Martins slumped after a collision with a Katsina United player, on Sunday afternoon, and efforts to revive him by the medics and subsequent rush to the hospital were unsuccessful.
A video of his teammates crying after the unfortunate incident has since gone viral while an official statement is being awaited from the Solid Miners. Nasarawa United went on to win the game 3-0 but they will be deeply pained by the irreparable loss.
Team mates of late Nasarawa United player, Chieme Martins, wailing uncontrollable after he was pronounced dead.💔— Wolexis.com (@wolexis) March 8, 2020
Chieme slumped on the pitch earlier this afternoon and died minutes later at the hospital pic.twitter.com/Raw1bF9Z0k