Endurance Idahor

Endurance Idahor (4 August 1984 – 6 March 2010) was a Nigerian professional football player who played for Sudanese club Al-Merreikh. On 6 March 2010, Idahor collapsed during a league game and later died on his way to the hospital.

Endurance Idahor
Personal information
Full name Endurance Idahor
Date of birth (1984-08-04)4 August 1984
Place of birth Edo, Nigeria
Date of death 6 March 2010(2010-03-06) (aged 25)[1]
Place of death Omdurman, Sudan
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2003 Igbino Babes
2003–2004 Julius Berger
2004–2005 Dolphins
2006–2010 Al-Merreikh 62 (46)
2008Al Nasr (loan) 11 (5)
National team
Nigeria U23
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 14:59, 7 March 2010 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 14:59, 7 March 2010 (UTC)


In 2003, Idahor tied for the Nigeria Premier League scoring title with 12 goals for Julius Berger and moved in 2005 to Dolphins FC.[2] On 23 February 2006, Idahor left Dolphins and moved to Sudanese club Al-Merrikh, he was sent out on loan to Emirati club Al Nasr in January 2008 for 7 months.[2] During his return he became a key player in the first team squad, becoming the top scorer and leading the club to their first CAF Confederation Cup final since 1989.[3] Idahor has also played for the U-23 Nigeria national football team.[2]

He collapsed in a match and died on the way to hospital.[4]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Nigeria's Endurance Idahor Dies". MTNFootball.com. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 7 March 2010.
  2. ^ a b c "Nigerian footballer Idahor dies during match in Sudan". BBC News. BBC. 7 March 2010. Retrieved 7 March 2010.
  3. ^ "Nigerian player dies in Sudan during game". Sudan Tribune. 7 March 2010. Retrieved 7 March 2010.
  4. ^ Hannah Reinki (March 7, 2010). "Nigerian Football Player Died During The Match". Daily World Buzz. Retrieved 7 March 2010.

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