Nigeria Football Club, the Sunshine Queens of Ondo State have lost their goalkeeper, Elizabeth Johnson, hours after she trained with the Akure-based side.
The development is confirmed in a brief statement issued by the club’s media officer, Femi Atolagbe, on Sunday.
“Very heartbreaking! Sunshine Queens lost one of its goalkeepers, Elizabeth Johnson (Janded) to the cold hands of death moments ago.
“Johnson who was hale and healthy trained with the team yesterday at the Ondo State Sports Complex, Akure.
“She earlier in the day complained of feeling feverish and dizzy. She was being taken to the hospital when she gave up the ghost on the way. Players, officials, and management are still in shock”, the statement reads.