Monday, 5 December 2016

Footballer dies on the pitch

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Mrisho Khalifan, who plays for Mbao FC has died. He collapsed on the pitch during the U-20 League match against Mwadui FC on Sunday.


The Tanzania Football Federation has confirmed the death. It was reported that 19year old Mrisho Khalifan collided with Mwadui defender and collapsed.

He was attended to but after his condition did not improve, he  was rushed to a nearby hospital in the Kagera Region where he was certified dead.

 “We have received with deep sorrow the news about the death of the player and we send our condolences to the parents, family, teammates, classmates at Mwanza Seco and the General football family,” the TFF said in a statement.

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