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Nigerian Footballer Dies In Malaysia

Posted: Jun 13, 2015 at 7:11 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Nigerian footballer, David Faramola Oniya,  defender, died on Saturday, June 13, 2015, after collapsing on the pitch during a friendly match between his Malaysian club, T-Team, and Kelantan.

Local media said the T-Team captain, who was 30, collapsed three minutes into the match in Kota Bharu and was taken to hospital.

The match was abandoned after 60 minutes when a message was received from the hospital that Oniya had died.

Oniya joined the Malaysian club this season.