24 Year Old Nigerian Footballer Dies on The Pitch in Poland

A Nigerian footballer, Joshua Pepple on Saturday died on the pitch while in action for his Polish Regional League side, Pomorzanin Nowogard.

Pepple was born in Port Harcourt on June 7, 1988. The attacker joined Pomorzanin Nowogard at the beginning of the 2012/2013 season from another Polish side, Drawa Drawsko Pomorskie where he played in the 2011/2012 season.

The 24 year old had not scored a goal for his new club before his untimely death.

The cause of his death is not certain yet, but he was believed to have suffered a heart failure.

2 COMMENTS

  1. joshua pepple is my cousin, may his soul rest in peace, i would like to know how to get to the club so we can make arrangements to send his body to nigeria at least for his loved ones to pay their last respect. does any one have an idea?

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