Choirul Huda, Indonesian goalkeeper, dies after collision with team-mate

first_imgChoirul Huda, goalkeeper for the Indonesian top-flight club Persela Lamongan, has died after a collision with a team-mate during a league match on Sunday.The 38-year-old collided with his defender Ramon Rodrigues and an opponent as he came off his line to challenge for the ball during a game against Semen Padang. He was rushed to hospital where he died.A statement from a doctor at the Dr Soegiri Lamongan Hospital, posted on the official Persela website, said Huda suffered a “traumatic collision” which led to a cardiac arrest.It said that initial analysis revealed the impact was to the chest and lower jaw, resulting in the “possibility of chest trauma, head trauma and neck trauma”.Huda had played for Persela since 1999, making more than 500 appearances, and the club described him as “the Real Legend of Persela” in a tribute on Twitter. Share on Pinterest news Share on Messenger Indonesia Football Topics Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Reuse this content Share on WhatsApp Share on LinkedIn Share via Emaillast_img read more

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