How did Seyi Awogbemi Sodiq die? Nigerian basketball star cause of death Explained

Sodiq Seyi Awogbemi

Sodiq Seyi Awogbemi, a teen basketball player from Nigeria, passed away in Abuja at the age of 18. Let’s see how did Nigerian basketball star die and Sodiq Seyi Awogbemi cause of death in detail.

How did Sodiq Seyi Awogbemi die?

Sodiq, who played for the Alba Fehérvár men’s basketball team, suddenly passed away in Abuja on Saturday morning, November 19, 2022. 

The Alba Fehérvár has shared their condolences to the young player and the club observed a moment of silence for Sodiq prior to their Saturday night league game.

Sodiq Seyi Awogbemi cause of death:

Herat attack is Sodiq Seyi Awogbemi cause of death. Sodiq, a teenage basketball player for the Alba Fehérvár team in Hungary, is said to have returned to Abuja on the advice of his parents after receiving a dire health  diagnosis in the fall of last year.

After much thought, Sodiq opted against having surgery in Hungary, and in February 2022, he returned to Nigeria to receive traditional treatment.

Sodiq allegedly resumed basketball practice a few months ago after undergoing treatment in Abuja, and he was getting ready to return to Hungary to join his teammates in Alba when he suddenly passed away on Saturday morning when his heart stopped beating a week before his 19th birthday.

Who is Sodiq Seyi Awogbemi?

Seyi Sodiq was a young basketball player from Africa arrived in Hungary at the age of 13. He distinguished himself from the local competition with outstanding results in the junior championships, according to the memorial on the club’s website. 

Sodiq made his adult club team debut at the age of 16 with the Székesfehérvár-based club. He played an important role in our club’s youth championship gold medals, the high thrower played a key role in the victories won in the U16, U18 and U20. Due to his special abilities, he was regularly included among the seniors by the managers, he made his debut in our adult team at the age of 16, and over the years he got more and more playing minutes in the league meetings.

Tributes to Sodiq Seyi Awogbemi

Emi Beta posted,

I love you Sodiq Seyi Awogbemi. But I know u in a better place. Rest 😭❤️on Bruda ❤️🕊️. I’m pained.

European Youth Basketball League posted,

Sodiq Seyi Awogbemi has passed away today. It is with deep pain that we inform you that Sodiq Seyi Awogbemi, who started from Nigeria, came to Hungary as a child, and played here at Alba Fehérvár for 5 years, lost his life today. Sodiq was a key player in several youth league titles and the EYBL successes of Fehérvár, and gained several opportunities in the NB I/A, died at home.

Tisler Márió commented,

Fehérvár veled van! Az égi pályákon is legyél akkora király amilyen nálunk voltál! Nyugodj békében drága Soldiq!

Matthieu Donnard commented,

Rest in Peace … Forever National Hungarian champion u16 u18!!!


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