In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 07th, August, 2020

TRAGIC!! Nigerian-Born American Basketball Star, Michael Ojo Dies After Struggling Coronary heart Assault

TRAGIC!! Nigerian-Born American Basketball Star, Michael Ojo Dies After Suffering Heart Attack

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Michael Ojo

Nigerian-American basketball participant, Michael Ojo has handed away after struggling a coronary heart assault throughout coaching in Belgrade, Serbia.

The 27-year-old who beforehand performed for Crimson Star Belgrade was reportedly having a person follow at Partizan’s stadium when he collapsed on Friday, August 7.

Native media mentioned he was rushed to the hospital from Partizan’s stadium however confirmed no indicators of life and was confirmed lifeless.

Michael Ojo

Nigerian basketball participant, Michael Ojo dies at 27 after struggling a coronary heart assault throughout coaching in Serbia

“We’re deeply saddened by the information”, Crimson Star’s spokesperson Igor Vujicin advised AFP.

The Lagos-born who was 7ft 1in tall and weighed 22st performed for Florida State College in the USA, earlier than beginning his skilled profession in Belgrade, Serbia with FMP for a yr after which he performed two seasons for Crvena Zvezda.

He gained the 2018 ABA SuperCup in addition to the ABA League and the Serbian League in 2019. Ojo was a free agent this summer time.

Ojo had been with out a membership since June 30 however was coaching with Crimson Star.

Crimson Star Belgrade launched an announcement mourning the stunning lack of their former star.


“The sudden and stunning dying of Michael Ojo has deeply affected everybody — gamers, coaches and the administration of a membership that accepted him from the primary day, and that he thought-about his personal,
” Crimson Star mentioned.

His former teammates and EuroLeague additionally prolonged condolences to Ojo’s household, teammates, coaches, “and lots of followers who loved his performances”.

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