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Nigerian player slumps, dies during league match

A Nasarawa United player, Chieme Martins, has slumped and died.

The sad incident happened during one of the Nigeria Professional Football League fixtures on Sunday.

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Eyewitnesses claim Martins collapsed after colliding with a Katsina United player.

Efforts to resuscitate the player proved abortive, as he eventually gave up the ghost before he was even rushed to hospital.

A video of his teammates crying after the unfortunate incident has since gone viral on social media.

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Nasarawa United went on to win the match 3-0.

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