Nigerian footballer identified as Chieme Martins slumped and died on Sunday afternoon, March 8, during the Nigeria Professional Football League games.
Chieme Martins, was a Nasarawa United player, before he slumped after a collision with a Katsina United player, on Sunday afternoon. He was rushed to Dalhatu- Araf Specialist Hospital in Lafia where he was pronounced dead.
However, his teammates went on to win the game with a score of 3-0, but a video surpass online sees them crying after the incident.
AGONY! Nasarawa United players in tears after Chieme Martins was confirmed dead after Sunday’s NPFL clash vs Katsina United. Martins slumped following a collision, however, he gave up the ghost stranded as the Peugeot 406 ambulance stationed match venue did not start 😭🕯️😭😭🕯️ pic.twitter.com/PbIms2NkXP
— Shina Oludare (@sportingshina) March 8, 2020