Ivorian Defender Moustapha Sylla Passes Away After Collapsing on Field During League Game

Tragedy struck during a league game between RC Abidjan and SOL FC as Ivorian defender Moustapha Sylla collapsed on the pitch and passed away on Sunday. The news was confirmed by Sylla’s team on Twitter.

What was Moustapha Sylla Cause of death?

The 21-year-old defender collapsed on the field away from the ball during the game at Robert Champroux Stadium in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Opposition players immediately called for medical assistance after seeing him fall to the ground. However, despite the efforts of the medical team, Sylla passed away on the field.

RC Abidjan announced the sad news on its official Twitter handle, “Our defender Sylla Moustapha died this evening after an illness on the pitch.

Management sends sincere condolences to his family. Rest in peace Moustapha. Rest in peace LION.”

Logossina Cisse, the president of RC Abidjan, confirmed to AFP that Sylla passed away while being taken to the hospital.

Sylla had been an important player for RC Abidjan, and his death has come as a shock to the team and the football community.

The defender was known for his athleticism, pace, and ability to read the game. He was seen as a promising talent with a bright future ahead of him.

The team announced on its website that Sylla’s burial is set for Monday at the municipal cemetery in Dabou, Ivory Coast.

The tragic death of Moustapha Sylla has left the football world in shock. Fans, players, and clubs from around the world have expressed their condolences on social media. Many have paid tribute to the young defender and offered their support to his family and teammates during this difficult time.

Source: Mckpage.com


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