Nigerian striker dies of heart attack in Turkey

Nigerian striker dies of heart attack in Turkey
November 05 13:08 2018

A Nigerian striker, Ekundayo Ebenezer Mawoyeka, has reportedly died of heart attack during a match between his club, Sarayköyspor and Yeşilköyspor on Sunday in Turkey.

According to Euronews, Mawoyeka, 23, slumped in the 35th minute of play at the Servergazi Stadium.

Mawoyeka was reportedly rushed to the hospital in an ambulance but he died on the way.

First responders said that the Nigerian striker died of heart attack.

His death led to the postponement of the match.

Denizli Amateur Sports Clubs Federation President, Feyyaz Ceşen, in a statement, described Mawoyeka’s death as sad.