Nigerian footballer Michael Umanyika has reportedly died during training with Azerbaijani First Division club Zaqatala PFK.
Michael Umanyika, midfielder, was said to have suddenly stopped and fell during training while all efforts to revive him proved abortive, Breaking times reports
Umanyika joined the Azerbaijani top flight in 2015 where he made 20 appearances for the team during the 2015/16 season.
However, the midfielder slumped during his first training session after returning from spending holidays in Nigeria.
His death has been confirmed from the club’s website as well as their social media pages.