Greek football shocked by death of Adefemi - The Best from Greece

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Posted on: 26/Apr/2011

The 26-year-old Nigerian defensive midfielder, who was playing for Xanthi, was killed in a traffic accident on the Egnatia motorway in the early morning hours of Monday near the city of Kavala, in northeast Greece.

Adefemi had received permission from his team to travel to his homeland for his wedding.

Before arriving in the Superleague, Adefemi had played for France's Boulogne.

He played in 24 matches for Skoda Xanthi in the 2010-2011 season, scoring two goals. Adefemi also had caps with the Nigerian national team, seeing action in Austria, Romania, as well as with three teams in Israel.

Condolences poured in from other teams in Greece, players, and the federation.


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