Reports indicate that an Ivorian football player Moustapha Sylla has passed away after collapsing on the field during a match.
The Ivory Coast soccer federation said that Sylla, 21, passed away on Sunday while being taken to the hospital. He was 21 years old.
Monday will be the day of Sylla’s funeral, according to his club, Racing Club Abidjan. The club and the federation failed to provide a cause of death.
The Ivorian federation said that Sylla passed out during the match between Racing Club Abidjan and SOL FC at the Robert Champroux Stadium in Abidjan.
The federation offered condolences to Sylla’s family and everyone at Racing Club Abidjan in “this moment of pain.”
Officials decided to continue with the game after Sylla was taken off the field.
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