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Austin Madubuike Newman Soccer Player Dies After Game

Exploring ‘Austin Madubuike Newman Soccer Player Dies After Game’ On Monday, October 24, Austin Madubuike, a junior soccer player at Newman University, passed very suddenly. He was 21 years old. Newman University released information about his passing.

Austin Madubuike Newman Soccer Player Dies After Game

Details surrounding Madubuike’s death are scarce, but according to his coach, Brown, the event took place about three hours into a journey home to Wichita from a game in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Madubuike was taken to an ICU in a Fort Smith hospital but passed away eight days later.

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Austin Madubuike Newman University Men’s Soccer Player Dies

Brown described Madubuike as a “hard worker” and “one of the most talented young men he’d ever had the pleasure to work with.” Madubuike’s teammates have also shared their grief on social media, remembering him as a “wonderful young man” with a “heart of gold.”

Death Cause Of The Future Soccer Player Austin Madubuike

The cause of Madubuike’s death is still unknown, but his passing has impacted the Newman community deeply. A vigil will be held on campus tonight in honor of Madubuike, and the university has set up a fund to help cover the costs of his funeral.

The university said Madubuike was a first-year junior from Toronto, Canada and that his teammates dedicated the rest of their season to him.

“We are deeply saddened by the passing of Austin Madubuike. Our thoughts and prayers remain with his family, teammates, and friends at this difficult time. We will miss Austin greatly.”

There is a moment of silence planned at Newman’s volleyball match Friday against Central Missouri. The university said counselors will be available to students and Newman community members. Funeral arrangements are pending.

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