Footballer Albert Ebosse dies from ‘head injury’ after being hit by object thrown from crowd.
According to Richard Beech report on Mirror.co.uk, Albert Ebosse was playing a match in Algeria when fans started launching objects onto the pitch. The 24-year-old was taken to hospital but died after sustaining a head injury as he left the pitch.
He goes on confirming that, the striker had scored for home side JS Kabylie, but could not prevent them losing 2-1 to rivals USM Alger. As the final whistle blew, disgruntled fans started to throw objects onto the pitch.
USM Alger described the tragic events as ‘terrible’, and released the following statement. “JS Kabylie’s Cameroonian striker has lost his life after being hit in the head by something launched from the stands
“In these painful circumstances, USM Alger and its members send their deepest condolences to the family of the deceased and to JS Kabylie. May Albert Ebosse rest in peace.”
How ironic as the Striker Albert Ebosse had recently spoken on French TV about the issues of racism in football (Second picture is from that interview).