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SO SAD!! See 9 Nigerian Players That Died While Playing Football » Naijaloaded #SAD #Nigerian #Players #Died #Playing #Football #Naijaloaded Welcome to TmZ Blog, here is the new story we have for you today:
Death is a sad phenomenon that is inevitable.
Still, it becomes concerning and heartbreaking when you see your favourite footballers succumb to death while entertaining you as a fan and doing what they love, which is why we compiled a list of nine Nigerian footballers that died on the football pitch.
The legendary midfielder of the Super Eagles of Nigeria had lost his life in a World Cup qualifier fixture against Angola at the National Stadium in Lagos on August 12, 1989.
It was reported that the late Okwaraji had died due to a cardiac arrest in the final 10 minutes of the game, where Nigeria had been leading by a goal to nil.
On October 29, 1995, Nigeria lost another talented footballer named Amir Angwe who had collapsed at the Onikan National Stadium during the African Cup Winners semi-final match where he had represented Julius Berger of Nigeria against Maxaquene of Mozambique.
It was confirmed that the player had died due to a heart attack at the age of 29.
At the age of 25, on March 10, 2010, Nigerian player Endurance Idahor slumped and died on the way to the hospital while playing for El Merreikh of Sudan.