Nigerian Defender Killed in Car Crash
Nigeria international defender, Olubayo Adefemi has died in a car accident, Greek police
said on Monday. According to the BBC, the 25-year-old, who played for Skoda Xanthi, lost
control of his car on the Egnatia motorway before the crash.
Adefemi was driving from Xanthi to Salonika in the Kavala region of northern Greece.
The former Rapid Bucharest player was on his way to finalise details of his wedding when
the accident happened, police said.
"The Super League and the entire Greek football family would like to express its deepest
condolences and sympathy for the family of Olubayo Adefemi who died tragically in a car
accident," league organisers said in a statement on Monday.
Adefemi signed for Xanthi last summer and made 24 appearances for the club, scoring twice.
He has also played three times for Nigeria.