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Nigerian footballer Akeem Omolade found dead in his car in Italy days after complaining of pain in his legs

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Nigerian footballer and former Torino striker, Akeem Omolade, 39, was discovered lifeless in his automobile in Italy simply days after complaining of ache in his legs. 

 

Emergency providers discovered him unresponsive in a Peugeot in Sicily’s capital Palermo on Monday, June 13. 

 

Preliminary examination confirmed no apparent exterior accidents. Omolade’s household mentioned the Kaduna-born participant had complained of leg pains days earlier than.

 

The Nigerian represented the Maroons in Serie A, Italy’s prime flight, between 2001-2003, making 5 appearances in complete.

 

 Nigerian footballer Akeem Omolade found dead in his car in Italy days after complaining of pain in his legs

 

Omolade additionally represented 11 different golf equipment within the nation, together with Treviso, Novara, and Reggiana earlier than his retirement in 2017.

 

Torino mentioned in a press release: ‘President Urbano Cairo and all of Torino Soccer Membership sincerely share within the Omolade household’s grief on the passing of our former participant Akeem Omolade.

 

‘Signed from Treviso, he first performed in our youth aspect after which for the primary crew, making his Serie A debut towards Inter Milan on February 2, 2003.

 

‘All the Torino household sends its deepest sympathies to his family members, his dad and mom, and his many buddies.’ 

 

‘Omolade spoke out towards racism after being focused by a gaggle of the membership’s ‘ultras’. 

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