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Mayuge Pupil Collapses Dead During Football Match

On of the teachers Sadat Mivule identified the dead 14-year old primary six pupil as Umar Wakoli, a resident of Nakiwaka village, Imanyiro sub-county.


A student of Kyebando Primary School in Mayuge town council, Mayuge district has collapsed and died during a football match.

On of the teachers Sadat Mivule identified the dead 14-year old primary six pupil as Umar Wakoli, a resident of Nakiwaka village, Imanyiro sub-county.

"The friendly match between the school pupils had lasted about 40minutes when disaster struck. It seems he may have been exhausted," says Mivule.

Alice Nabirye, the district inspector of schools said the education department had been notified about the sad incident.

James Mubi, the Busoga East police spokesperson confirms the death saying a postmortem report had been obtained.

"His death was as a result of an internal bleeding in the brain. This could have resulted from the fall to the ground," he notes.

He says the dead body has been handed over to the parents for burial in Nakiwaka village.

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