Sunday, 5 August 2012
Nigerian soccer player dies on the pitch in Romania
Palermo - A 21-year-old Nigerian soccer player signed up by League III team Delta Tulcea, Ihelwere Chinonso Henry died on the pitch today in Romania during a friendly match against Boltesti. The player was given CPR for over an hour but never regained consciousness. Doctor John Tanase reported that the soccer player's heart had stopped and CPR was carried out from 12.05 until 13.12. Ambulances arrived 3 minutes after being called. An autopsy has been ordered. .