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Again: Another African Player Collapses And Dies On The Pitch After Scoring A Goal

There was shock and grief in Tanzania as Mbao FC player collapsed and died in an U-20 TFF League match against Mwadui FC on Sunday. Tanzanian football club, Mbao FC U-20 player, Ismail Mrisho Khalfan collapsed on the pitch and died while his team was playing against Mwadui FC in the Vodacom U-20 league on Sunday at the Kaitaba stadium in Bukoba.

The player, who has scored one of the goals for Mbao, collapsed after a tussle with a Mwadui defender and efforts to resuscitate him failed at the Bukoba Provincial Hospital.

TFF President, Jamal Malizni told supersport.com, “I regret to announce the sudden death of Ismail Mrisho.He collapsed on the pitch during an U20 league match today .He was a Mbao FC player and the game was between his team and Mwadui U20.The TFF Medical team is following up this sad event very closely.

“May Allah rest his soul in eternal peace.”

The player will be buried on Monday according to Islamic rites.

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