NPFL: NFF reacts over Nasarawa United player’s death


Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), during a Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) fixture on Sunday, reacted to the death of Nasarawa United’s Chineme Martins.

Martins collapsed after colliding with a Katsina United player.

Efforts to revive the player were unsuccessful, as he eventually gave up the ghost before he was even rushed to hospital.

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“Our thoughts and prayers are with @NasarawaUnited and the immediate family of their player Chineme Martins who reportedly slumped and died during a league game today in Lafia.

“We are saddened about this news and we pray for the repose of his soul,” a tweet from the official NFF handle read.

Nasarawa United won the match 3-0.

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