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So Sad!! Nigerian Footballer Slumps, Dies During Match in Abeokuta

According to Crown FC Media Officer, Tunji Alabi, he recuperated after being attended to by the team medics but later gave up the ghost at the club camp house in Abeokuta and his remains have been deposited at the morgue.

The forward who was popularly known as ‘Eiye’ was training with Gateway FC of Abeokuta with the hopes of signing for them before he slumped on Sunday evening.

The Nigerian football community has been thrown into mourning on Monday, following the death of former Shooting Stars player, Yusuf Usman Usein, who slumped and died while featuring in a friendly game with Gateway United FC, on Sunday, November 15.

Alabi stated that Yusuf Usein was a very hardworking, easy-going, loyal, very dedicated, and God-fearing player.

He said, ”It is so unfortunate that we have lost Usein and we pray that God will forgive him and grant him eternal rest. He was a good and dedicated player when he was playing for us in Ogbomoso.”

Yusuf Usman Usein spent two seasons with the Shooting Stars before he moved to Crown FC of Ogbomoso.

Gateway FC will be playing in the Nigeria’s second tier League which is the National League in the 2020/21 season.