12 African footballers who died tragically in a game for club and country

Nduta Waweru Jun 27, 2018 at 06:46am

June 27, 2018 at 06:46 am | History

Nduta Waweru

Nduta Waweru | Contributor

June 27, 2018 at 06:46 am | History

Photo: Guardian Nigeria

 Samuel Okwaraji 

In 1989, Nigeria was playing against Angola in a World Cup qualifier. In the 77th minute, Samuel Okwaraji collapsed and died in the field. An autopsy showed that the 24-year-old had an enlarged heart and high blood pressure.

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