Nigeria footballer Henry Chinonso Ihelewere dies on Football field in Romania
A 21 year old Nigeria footballer Henry Chinonso Ihelewere playing football in Romania died today (Sunday) while on the pitch. Ihelewere plays for CS Delta Tulcea,Romania second division club.His team was playing against a local team known as FC Balotești when the incident happened.
How did the footballer died? NP News gathered that Chinoso was already active on the pitch but after about 15 minutes, he collapsed and an ambulance had to be called in.He could not be resucicated for close to an hour.The medical team later pronounced him dead. The actual cause of the death is still unknown as at the time of going to the press.
Just few months back, Fabrice Muamba a midfielder for Bolton Wanderers in UK collapsed on the football pitch in a match against Tottenham. Muamba stopped breathing and many thought he death his heart ‘re-started’ again after 78 minutes at the London Chest Hospital.