Nigerian Footballer Slumps, Dies During FA Cup Match [Photo] |FS News
Nigerian Footballer has slumped and died during an FA Cup match.
FS News gat.d that a young promising footballer, Segun Idowu, slumped on the field during one of the matches in the ongoing Kogi FA Chairman’s Cup at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja on the 20th of January, 2023.
This online news platform understands that the late Nigerian footballer Segun Idowu .ed for Barnet FC before his demise.
A statement from the Kogi State Football Association Chairman, Alhaji Suleiman Isah Umar confirmed the death on Friday evening.
FS News reports that the Chairman described the untimely death of the young lad as shocking and painful but said “who are we to question our maker who gives and takes when he so wishes.”
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.