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Footballer Slumps, Dies On Pitch In Lagos

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Footballer Slumps, Dies On Pitch In Lagos

Footballer Slumps, Dies On Pitch In Lagos

 

An unidentified footballer has slumped and died while playing at the Green Field Football Ground, in Lekki area of Lagos State.

Benjamin Hundeyin, Police Public Relations Officer of the state command, confirmed the incident on his verified Twitter handle on Monday.

Mr Hundeyin said that officers from Maroko police division brought in the information on Friday.

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He added that the 31-year-old relatively unknown footballer died at about 6.30 p.m. on Friday.

The PPRO said that he was rushed to Ever Care Hospital, Lekki for treatment where he was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty.
“Based on the report, a team of detectives visited the football scene and the hospital where the corpse was inspected and photographs taken.

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“The corpse has been deposited at a public morgue for autopsy. Meanwhile, investigation is in progress,” he said.

 

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