Nigerian Defender David Oniya Dies After Collapsing 3 Mins Into Malaysian Game

June 13, 2015

Nigerian defender David Faramola Oniya is dead.

According to BBC, he died on Saturday after collapsing on the pitch during a friendly between his Malaysian club T-Team and Kelantan.

The 30 year-old T-Team captain collapsed three minutes into the match in Kota Bharu and was taken to hospital.

The match was abandoned after 60 minutes when a message was received from the hospital that Oniya had died.

Oniya had only just joined the Malaysian club this season.

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