When T-Team captain David Oniya died during a match two weeks ago, it was the first ever on-field football related death in Malaysia. The incident has sent ripples of concern through the local football fraternity. Is the story behind this death one of lax adherence to safety protocols, ignorance of basic first-aid and a media that hasn’t recognised the urgency of these issues?
PFAM CEO Izham Ismail, alongside T-Team Chief Operating Officer, Mohd Shahrizan and Kelantan FA’s Jonathan McKain spoke to BFM on the death of David Oniya and what it means to health and safety in Malaysian football.
This interview was published on BFM Radio on 1st of July 2015.
Listen to the interview here: