One of the Nigeria league player Chieme Martins of Nassarawa United has reportedly died after a collision with a Katsina United player in Sunday’s Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) match.
The player slumped on the pitch while he was trying to contest an air ball with the opponent side and there was not mush medical facility on ground effort was put to rush him to an hospital but ambulance at the Stadium reportedly refused to start.
The player and staff put in Efforts to revive him by the medics at the stadium failed and he was subsequently rushed to the hospital in a press crew vehicle but it proved unhelpful as he died on arrival at the hospital. His teammates and friends where seen in a video crying on the pitch after he passed.
Many Nigerians have taken to Social Media to mourn his death with many blaming the lack of readiness for emergencies for his death.