According to PUNCH, Nigerian footballer, Damilola gave up the ghost after he slumped during a football match in Ido area of Osun state.
Damilola reportedly slumped while playing for his local club side Premier Football Club Ofatedo. The young footballer could have been revived after he slumped on the pitch but he was rejected by a private hospital before he was rushed to LAUTECH, where he was confirmed dead.
A friend of late Damilola spoke to PUNCH as he revealed what really happened; “But the hospital did not admit him and he was rushed to LAUTECH, where he was confirmed dead."
His also confirmed that Damilola slumped while his team was about to play a free kick in the second half of the match.
"During the second half of the match, when a free kick was about to be played, he just slumped and couldn’t stand again. He never showed any sign of illness. He was a regular player for his team,” he added.