A 23-year-old Nigerian footballer has been confirmed dead after suffering a cardiac arrest during a match in Turkey.

Ekundayo Ebenezer Mawoyeka, who played for Sarayköyspor, was said to have collapsed in the 35th minute of his side’s match against Yeşilköyspor at the Servergazi Stadium.

The striker was rushed to the Servergazi State Hospital where he was confirmed dead.

While reacting to the news, the Denizli Amateur Sports Clubs Federation President, Feyyaz Ceşen, who wore Mawoyeka’s jersey, expressed deep sadness

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