Young Nigerian Player Slumps And Dies While Playing Basketball


A young player slumped and died -Waheed Jimoh – on Wednesday morning, while playing on the NIS basketball court. Meanwhile, the board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation earlier today paid a condolence visit to the family of late Waheed Jimoh who died yesterday.

The board was represented by North West Zonal Representative, Surajo Yusuf. Surajo who represented the president, Engineer Musa Kida expressed consternation over the sad incident which has thrown the entire basketball family in Nigeria into mourning.

He prayed God to grant the late player who had since been buried according to Islamic rites Aljannah Fridays.The delegation also had Oni Afolabi (Media Representative on NBBF board), Emeka Oragwu and some players.

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