Nasarawa United’s Chieme Martins passed away after collapsing on the field during Sunday’s Nigeria Professional League clash against Katsina United.
The player went down after a collision with an opposing player while the clash was still goalless
The ambulance was stationed at the stadium reportedly failed to start after Martins was rushed off the pitch, causing a delay in seeking medical treatment for the player.
Poor response and inadequate facilities according to videos and reports added to the untimely death of the young man
He was later taken to the Hospital in a press bus before he was pronounced dead.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.