Endurance Idahor

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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)
Playing position 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
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:59, 7 March 2010 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14:59, 7 March 2010 (UTC)

Endurance Idahor (4 August 1984 – 6 March 2010) was a Nigerian 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.


In 2003, he 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]


  1. ^ "Nigeria's Endurance Idahor Dies". MTNFootball.com. 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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