How Nigerian Football star died on the pitch
Chineme Martins , who plays for Nasarawa United in the Nigerian Professional football league (NPFL) was confirmed dead yesterday after a collision in a match between Nasarawa United and Katsina United.
According to information gathered, Chineme Martins could have been saved had it been that the Peugeot ambulance that was to convey him to the hospital did not experience some mechanical fault up to the point that it needed five persons to push it before it could kick start.
The league management company (LMC) who are the organisers of the NPFL confirmed the death of the defender in their website.
“The league management company LMC had confirmed the report of the dead of Chineme Martins, a defender with Nasarawa United FC, who slumped during the Nigerian Professional football league (NPFL) match day 23 against Katsina United in Lafia”, the LMC said in a statement on their website.