Chieme Martins Slumps, Dies On Pitch While Playing For Nasarawa United


A member of Nasarawa United Football Club (NUFC), Martins Chineme, on Sunday evening slumped and died on football pitch at the Lafia Township Staduim in Nasarawa state.

The Solid Miners’ star mysteriously passed away during Sunday’s Nigeria top-flight game
Nasarawa United’s Chieme Martins has tragically passed away during Sunday’s Nigeria Professional League clash against Katsina United.

The player slumped after a collision with an opposing player.

When the game was still goalless, Martins collided with a Katsina United player and fainted.

Chairman of the League Management Company, Shehu Dikko anticipates an autopsy to establish the cause of the player’s death.

“We commiserate with Nasarawa United and the immediate family of the late player,” said Dikko in a statement.

“It is hoped that the findings of the autopsy would inform subsequent measures, if any, that has not been addressed by the existing standard procedure.”


One thought on “Chieme Martins Slumps, Dies On Pitch While Playing For Nasarawa United

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Next Post

Gov. Seyi Makinde: Army Saved Me From Death Twice

Mon Mar 9 , 2020
Wale Oyewale, Ibadan  Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State said the Nigerian Army had saved him from imminent death on two occasions. Makinde spoke at a reception organised in his honour by the General Officer Commanding, 2 Division, Nigerian Army, Major General Anthony Omozoje, at the Tiger’s Den, Adekunle Fajuyi […]