- Nura Abudulahi's dream of becoming a top football star hit the rocks following medical condition
- The Roma full-back was advised by the club to quit the game after undergoing cardiological tests
-Abudlahi recently signed a four-year extension that will keep him at the club until 2021
Nura Abdullahi has been forced to into early retirement from football because of a heart problem and he is currently in talks with Roma over his contract.
In March, the Serie A club advised the 21-year-old to quit the game for 30 days after undergoing some cardiological tests at the club.
Abdulahi has not played a competitive game since February 2018 when he turned out for Serie B club Perugia.
He initially joined Roma on loan from Spezia in June 2015 before the Stadio Olimpico outfit made his deal permanent a year later with a $2million signing.
Despite his fine displays in the youth side, Abdulahi was unable to break into the first-team and was loaned out to Perugia last January where he only played 53 minutes of football in three matches.
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In 2017, the young Nigerian prospect signed a four-year contract extension that will keep him with Roma until the summer of 2021.
According to Italian news media outlet La Gazzetta dello Sport, Roma are considering a coaching role for the Kaduna-born full after spending four years with the club.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Papy Faty, a Burundian international, collapsed and died during a football match after he disobeyed medical advice to quit the game because of his heart condition.
The 28-year-old was involved in a league game for Swaziland side Malanti Chiefs when he fell ill and died as a result.
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