Posted: Monday 21st April 2014 at 8:11 am

Goalkeeper Azougoui dies in Gabon match after striker steps on his head

Goalkeeper Sylvain Azougoui of the AC Bongoville died after the striker stepped on his head

Goalkeeper Sylvain Azougoui of the AC Bongoville died after the striker stepped on his head



A team official says a goalkeeper has died after being kicked in the head during a championship tournament match in the West African country of Gabon.

Sylvain Azougoui of the AC Bongoville soccer club had just stopped a shot on goal, but the attacker lost his balance on the wet grass and stepped on the goalkeeper’s head.

The team official said the 30-year-old from Benin died on the way to the hospital Sunday.

The official would only speak on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the issue.

The game against Centre Mberi Sportif was played in Bongoville, about 430 miles south of Gabon’s capital of Libreville, as part of the country’s championship tournament.

 

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