Okwaraji collapsed ten minutes from the end of a World Cup Qualifier against Angola in Lagos and died from congestive heart failure. An autopsy showed that the 24-year-old had an enlarged heart and high blood pressure. The sudden death was similar to that of Marc-Vivien Foé 14 years later.
Football: A MATCH TOO FAR; DEATH ON THE PITCH: Soccer World in Shock over Foe Tragedy Was Marc Victim of Non-Stop Football?
Jun 28, 2003; Byline: Martin LIPTON Chief Football Writer THE SHOCK of Marc-Vivien Foe's death was still reverberating around the football...