Nigerian Striker Dies of Heart Attack During Match

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Nigerian striker Ekundayo Ebenezer Mawoyeka.

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

The 23-years old suffered heart attack in the 35th minute of play and died in hospital Sunday night.

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

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

His death led to the postponement of the match.

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