Tragedy mars Nasarawa United win over Katsina United as Chineme Martins dies on the pitch


Francis Achi

Despite Nasarawa United defeating visiting Katsina United 3-0 on  Sunday evening, there was nothing to celebrate as their dependable defender Chineme Martins died on the pitch.

The defender  slumped while standing alone but he had a collision with Katsina United player earlier before he slumped and collapsed on the pitch.

Efforts to revive him by the medics and subsquent rush to the hospital proved unhelpful as he gave up the ghost.

Unfortunately, drama of the absurd was witnessed  as Peugeot 406 Ambulance stationed at match venue before kickoff failed to start and had to be pushed while the player battled for his life on the pitch before finally giving up the ghost according to NSM WhatsApp sports platform.

The Peugeot ambulance still failed to start and it was the PRESS CREW BUS that was  eventually used to convey player to hospital as he struggled for breath before finally giving up the ghost.

Feelers reaching totorinews also revealed that the same player  was dropped from a top NPFL SIDE in the South East between  2015-2016 season after his ECG TEST Confirmed some  abnormalities and irregularities in the medical condition of his heart..


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