Indonesian most iconic footballer, Choirul Huda passed away after a mid-game collision with a team mate on 15 Oct, Sunday. A 38-years-old Persela Lamongan keeper Choirul was injured after colliding with defender Ramon Rodrigues as he rushed off his goal line to challenge for a ball against Semen Padang.Huda was immediately rushed to the hospital with the impact to his chest and lower jaw stopping his breathing as Dr Yudistiro Andri Nugroho said. A medical team had attempted to resuscitate him but ended their attempts after an hour.Persela coach Aji Santoso confirmed after the game that Huda had sadly lost his life. “All of the players finished the game and went to the hospital, where it was announced that Choirul Huda had died,” Santoso told.
He added “The loss of Choirul Huda has hit us all hard. We did not have time to a see a doctor, only to see his body”.The match continued after Choirul’s injury, with Persela eventually beating Semen Padang 2-0.
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