Nigerian footballer slumps, dies in action

Posted by News Express | 14 June 2015 | 3,527 times

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A Nigerian defender David Faramola Oniya died on Saturday after collapsing on the pitch during a friendly match between his Malaysian club T-Team and Kelantan.

Local media said the T-Team captain, who was 30, collapsed three minutes into the match in

Kota Bharu and was taken to hospital.

The match was abandoned after 60 minutes when a message was received from the hospital that

Oniya had died.

Oniya had only just joined the Malaysian club this season. (BBC Sport)

•Photo shows David Faramola Oniya.


Source: News Express

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