Brussels, Nov 14: Fifth-tier Belgian club Merksem S.C. says one of its players has died during a match.
Merksem says Bobsam Elejiko collapsed during the Provincial 1 game against F.C. Kaart on Sunday and attempts to resuscitate the Nigerian-born Belgian were unsuccessful.
The cause of death was not immediately clear.
Merksem says in a statement on its website that “we express our condolences to the Elejiko family during this difficult time.”
The 30-year-old Elejiko had previously played for Westerlo and Antwerp among other teams.
The match was abandoned after Elejiko's death.