Nigerian midfielder Michael Umanyika dies during training at Azerbaijani club

20 year old Nigerian footballer, Michael Umanyika died yesterday August 15th while training with Azerbaijani First Division club, Zagatala PFK. Azerbaijani is a a country in the Transcaucasian region, situated between Southwest Asia and Southeastern Europe.

According to local media reports, Michael suddenly slumped during training. All efforts to revive him failed and he was certified dead on arrival when they got him to the hospital. It was his first training session with Zagatala PFK after returning from Nigeria where he spent his vacation.

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