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Nigeria-American Basketballer Died In Training In Belgrade

A 27 years old Nigeria-American professional basketballer, Michael Ojo collapsed and died on Friday during training in the Serbian capital Belgrade. But the cause of his death is still a misery as he was reported to have fully recover from covid-19 he earlier contacted.

Basketball professional Michael Ojo died on Friday while training in the Serbian capital Belgrade. This was announced by his ex-club Red Star Belgrade. The native Nigerian was only 27 years old.

As it was announced by his ex-club Red star Belgrade, the 2.16 meter tall center player collapsed in the Partizana stadium. Ojo was taken to the hospital but could not be resuscitated.

“It is with great sadness that Red Star Belgrade announces that our former player Michael Ojo has passed away in Belgrade,” the message said. “He was 27 years old. Great member of our club, champion, great teammate, great man … “

The former student of Florida State University played for Red Star Belgrade for the past two years and then stayed fit with his previous club without a contract.

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