The world once mourned the disease death of footballer Moustapha Syllawho in the field of Abidjan against Sol FC de la . in the middle row between the racing horses covenant Ivory Coast.
Sylla Moustapha, the 21-year-old Ivorian full-back, was in midfield at the Robert-Champroux stadium, suddenly covering the opponent without the ball. He started back and lost his balance until he fell into the grass. The same opponent noticed his collapse and called the doctors.
🔴Côte d’ivoire: Sylla Moustapha, 21 ans, défenseur du Racing Club d'Abidjan, est décédé dimanche, lors d’une rencontre de Ligue1 🇨🇮 face à SOL FC. L’ancien joueur du @DjolibaAC au Mali, s'est effondré en plein match (voir vidéo 👇). Il a succombé à un arrêt cardiaque. ☹️ #CIV225 pic.twitter.com/87sucS1gwr
— LSI AFRICA (@lsiafrica) March 5, 2023
What happened to Moustapha Sylla?
Racing Club Abidjan announced in a statement that the player Sulla Moustapha went into the hospital after he is in trouble, they rush into the hall and receive first aid.
The first thing they say is the tradition An African soccer player can suffer from heart attack however, the club demanded his respect and await the results of the autopsy to determine the true cause of death. He was buried here on the 6th of March in the cemetery of Dabou municipality.
After the death of our defender Sylla Moustafa in the match against Solem FC, we inform you that his burial will be scheduled today, March 6, in the cemetery of the municipality of Dabou.
Suite au décès de notre défenseur Sylla Moustapha lors de la rencontre nous opposant à Sol FC, nous vous informons que son inhumation est prévue aujourd'hui 6 mars au cimetière municipal de Dabou
Repose en paix Sylla Moustapha 🕊️#RCA pic.twitter.com/wUOjBWtfVM
— Racing Club Abidjan (@ClubAbidjan) March 6, 2023
Moutapha Sulla was signed in September 2022 by Racing Club Abidjan from Ivory He previously played in Serbia and for SC Gagnoa and AS Tanda in his native Radnicki Srem.
Players who died on the pitch
A Belgian also recently lost his life in the field Arnee Espeel, save a penalty in the match between Winkel Sport B and Westrozebeke.
One of the most famous cases is the Hungarian Miklos Fehér; who died at the age of 24 in a match with Benfica against Vitória de Guimaraes in the Portuguese league, on January 25, 2004.
There was another unfortunate death on the field Marc-Vivien Foe during the match between Cameroon and Colombia in 2003 due to arrhythmia hypertrophy of the left ventricle of the heart.
Soccer players who died on the pitch
- Moutapha of Sulla
- Arnee Espeel
- Miklos Fehér
- Paul Sergio de Oliveira, ‘Serginho’
- Christian Cesar Gomez
- Sophianus Loukar
- Ben Idrissa Derme
- Catherine Hildan
- Serhiy Perkhun
- Alen Pamic
- Peter Biaksangzuala
- Bruno Boban
- Ferdinand Pascoal Das Neves
- Joseph Anthony Gallardo
- Marcio Dos Santos
- Peter Morosini