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 An unidentified footballer has slumped and died while playing at the Green Field Football Ground in Lekki area of Lagos State SP Benjamin Hundeyin Police Public Relations Officer PPRO of the state command confirmed the incident in his verified Twitter handle on Monday the News Agency of Nigeriareports Hundeyin said that officers from Maroko police division brought in the information on Friday He added that the 31 year old relatively unknown footballer died at about 6 30 p m on Friday The PPRO said that he was rushed to Ever Care Hospital Lekki for treatment where he was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty Based on the report a team of detectives visited the football scene and the hospital where the corpse was inspected and photographs taken The corpse has been deposited at a public morgue for autopsy Meanwhile investigation is in progress he said Hundeyin however advised members of the public particularly sports persons not to push their limits He advised that when tired they should take a rest Above all do regular medical check up Like we say on the street Life has no duplicate he said www ng NewsSourceCredit NAN
Footballer slumps, dies on pitch in Lagos

Green Field Football Ground

An unidentified footballer has slumped and died while playing at the Green Field Football Ground,in Lekki area of Lagos State.

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Benjamin Hundeyin

SP Benjamin Hundeyin ,Police Public Relations Officer(PPRO) of the state command ,confirmed the incident in his verified Twitter handle on Monday ,the News Agency of Nigeriareports.

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Hundeyin said that officers from Maroko police division brought in the information on Friday.

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He added that the 31-year old relatively unknown footballer died at about 6.30 p.

m. on Friday .

Ever Care Hospital

The PPRO said that he was rushed to Ever Care Hospital, Lekki ,for treatment where he was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty.

“Based on the report, a team of detectives visited the football scene and the hospital where the corpse was inspected and photographs taken.

“The corpse has  been deposited at a public morgue for autopsy.

Meanwhile, investigation is in progress,” he said.

Hundeyin, however, advised members of the public, particularly sports persons ,not to push their limits.

He advised that when tired, they should take a rest.

“Above all, do regular medical check-up.

Like we say on the street, ‘Life has no duplicate’,” he said.

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