Sunday, 24 August 2014
Photo : 24-year-old Cameroonian striker dies after being hit by object after football match
A 24-year-old Cameroonian striker Albert Ebosse has died after being hit in the head by an object thrown from the stands during an Algerian league game while playing for his club JS Kabylie against another
Algerian side USM Alger in Tizi Ouzou.He was fatally struck by a projectile at the end the match . Ebosse had scored Kabylie's goal in a match that finished as a 2-1 home defeat to USM Alger.
USM Alger published a statement on their own club website.It read:
"JS Kabylie's Cameroonian striker has lost his life after being hit in the head by something launched from the stands.This terrible news is saddening for football in our nation and in Cameroon and arrives like a bombshell just hours after the meeting with USM Alger which was played (on Saturday) in Tizi Ouzou.In these painful circumstances, USM Alger and its members send their deepest condolences to the family of the deceased and to JS Kabylie.