Nasarawa United player Chieneme Martins has been confirmed dead, by doctors, after the footballer slumped on the pitch during a league match on Sunday.
Martins was giving medical attention immediate on the pitch after he collapsed, while playing in the NPFL game against Katsina United in Lafia.
However, he was confirmed dead on arrival by at the hospital.
The cause of death has not be disclosed and there’s been no official statement from Nasarawa United or the League Body, LMC.
According to the club’s media officer, The player slumped during their NPFL game against Katsina United. Martins was taken to the hospital for treatment immediately but he could not make it.
However, the match ended 3-0 in favor of the home side.