Football Player Dies During Match In Odisha

Cuttack: A 47-year-old football player who fell sick while playing a football match in FAO league at Barabati Stadium today died at SCB Medical College and Hospital.

Doctors suspect the player identified as Ajay Nayak died of cardiac arrest. As per reports the incident took place while a match was being held between teams of SBI and SAI.

“Nayak who was representing SBI fell on the ground during the first half of the match. Supporting staffs rushed to the spot and tried to revive him. Later he was rushed to the SCB Medical College where he was declared received dead,’ said a member of the organizing committee.

Sources said that Nayak was an employee of High Court branch of the nationalized bank.

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