Ekundayo Ebenezer Mawoyeka Dies On Pitch While Playing For Sarayköyspo Against Yetaganspor In Turkey
Nigeria News – Ekundayo Ebenezer Mawoyeka Dies On Pitch While Playing For Sarayköyspo Against Yetaganspor In Turkey
Sarayköyspo, a Turkish club has confirmed that Ekundayo Ebenezer Mawoyeka, their Nigerian striker, has died of heart attack.
On November 4, in Turkey, Mawoyeka passed on, according to Sporting Life, while playing for Sarayköyspo against Yetaganspor.
The Sarayköyspo’s striker, a 23-year-old collapsed in the 35th minute of the game against Yetaganspor and was immediately rushed to the Servergazi State hospital after efforts to revive him on the pitch failed to yield any positive result.
The striker, Mawoyeka, who scored the last goal for his side, eventually gave up the ghost.
“We have learned that our football player Ekundayo ‘Eko’ Mawoyeka has passed away from a heart attack in 35 minutes after the match with Yeşilköyspor. We wish all the lovers, especially the sad family of our footballer, our community and patience,” Sarayköyspor said in a statement posted on their Facebook page.
“You gave us your last goal before we left, we loved you very much. Your memories, that smiling face will always live, we will never forget Eko. We’ll have you living there pretty much.”