News : Tragedy Hit As Nasarawa United Player Slump And Die On The Pitch

Nasarawa United-footballer Chineme Martins dies on the pitch

The League Management Company (LMC) has confirmed the death of Chineme Martins, a defender with Nasarawa United FC, who slumped during the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Matchday 23 against Katsina United in Lafia.

The player was attended to by medics of the two clubs when he slumped and was later rushed to Dalhatu- Araf Specialist Hospital in Lafia where he was pronounced dead.

Chairman of LMC, Shehu Dikko said the league regretted the death of the young man in his prime.

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

“The LMC expects that there would be a standard autopsy to establish the cause of the player’s death.


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