It was a dark Saturday, when “Rooney” suddenly collapsed during training session in the morning and all effort to save his life proved abortive…
A football player identified as Sodiq Adebisi popularly known as “Rooney,” has died after he reportedly slumped at the Dipo Dina International Stadium, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.
The 34-year-old was training with Stationery Stores FC on Saturday morning, Dec. 2, when he suddenly collapsed.
He was rushed to a state hospital in Ijebu-Ode but efforts to save him by a medical team proved abortive.
He was pronounced dead on the same day and his corpse has been deposited at the state mortuary in Ijebu-Ode.
Before his demise, he was part of the team (North York FC) participated in Fusion Championship League 2021 with 3 individual awards MON.
The entire team (North York FC) mourn a great player, gentle and great leader to his teammates, coaches and the team chairman.
Our thoughts are with your family and we pray that Almighty God gives them the heart to bear this great lose.