Nigerian footballer slumps, dies in Kogi

Nigerian footballer slumps, dies in Kogi


A young promising Nigerian footballer, identified as Segun Idowu has slumped and died in Kogi State.

It was learned that the footballer slumped on the field during one of the matches in the ongoing Kogi FA Chairman’s Cup at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja on January 20, 2023.

…The Chairman said the deceased was revived and rushed to the hospital but later died and they cannot question God for the demise.

The statement reads: “We were shocked this morning when we received with heavy heart the news that Segun, a footballer with Barnet FC, Lokoja who slumped and fell on the field after a collision with his teammate, has passed away.

“We were on the field when the collision happened. He was revived and quickly rushed to the hospital. Report coming out of the hospital says he was doing fine and we kept praying all along that God almighty should intervene, only to get the sad news that he had given up the ghost.


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