12 African footballers who died tragically in a game for club and country

Nduta Waweru Jun 27, 2018 at 06:46am

June 27, 2018 at 06:46 am | History

Nduta Waweru

Nduta Waweru | Contributor

June 27, 2018 at 06:46 am | History

Albert Ebossé Bodjongo

Albert Ebossé Bodjongo

Bodjongo, a Cameroonian, was struck on the head by a projectile thrown from the stands as his team,  JS Kabylie club in Algeria. The top scorer in the 2014 league later died in hospital at just 24. Investigations reveal that he suffered traumatic brain injury. Following the death, Algeria football federation suspended all football indefinitely and closed down the stadium where Bodjongo died.

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