18-Year Old Footballer Dies While Playing A Match In West Bengal

Ripon Mali, 18, collapsed on the field yesterday following an aerial challenge to save a goal, his teammates said.

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18-Year Old Footballer Dies While Playing A Match In West Bengal

Ripon Mali was representing 'Chaitanyapur XI' against Doctor's XI' during the match (Representational)


Kalna, West Bengal: 

A young football player died after an on-field collision at Nischintapur village in East Burdwan district, police said today.

Ripon Mali, 18, collapsed on the field yesterday following an aerial challenge to save a goal, his teammates said.

He was taken to the nearby Madhupur Primary Health Centre and later shifted to Kalna Sub-divisional Hospital, where he was declared dead, a police officer said.

He was representing 'Chaitanyapur XI' against Doctor's XI' during the match.



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