NPFL: Nigerian Player Slumps, Dies During League Match


Nasarawa United Lost Player During NPFL game:

Reports reaching 9jatoday at this time confirms the death of a Nigerian Footballer who reportedly slumped and died.

According to the report, a key player who plays with Nasarawa United, Chieme Martins has slumped and died on Sunday during a football match.

The incident reportedly happened on Sunday evening during one of the Nigeria Professional Football League games, which had the Nasarawa United play against Katsina United.

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Giving update as regards the incident, eyewitnesses confirmed to newsmen that Martins had collapsed after he had a collision with one Katsina United player.


However, the deceased was reportedly taken to a hospital immediately he collapsed, but unfortunately, he died despite all efforts to resuscitate him.

An incident that mar the game for Sunday evening, as teammates all became emotional and began to cry after reports of the death of their colleague.

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Meanwhile, the game had Nasarawa United win the match with 3-0.


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