Hooaker dies after collisions with team-mate

Goalkeeper Choirul Huda passed away following a collision with a team-
mate during a match

Choirul Hoda

Choirul Huda, who was playing for Persela FC has died following Sunday clashed against Semen Padang
in Liga 1, the top division of
Indonesian football, when the
incident happened just before half-

The 38-year-old was rushed to Dr
Soegiri Lamongan hospital, but died after failing to respond
to treatment.

An anesthesia specialist doctor at the hospital, Dr Yudistiro Andri Nugroho has said that the collision caused Huda
to “stop breathing” and suffer
“cardiac arrest”.

“”initial analysis” suggested
that “impact on the chest and lower
jaw” led to the “possibility of chest
trauma, head trauma and neck
trauma”, he added.

The Indonesia goalkeeper had made over 500
appearances for Persela, who are
based in Lamongan. They were the
only club that he represented during
his career.

In an IG dedicated post to Huda, Persela wrote: “Thanks for the
endless dedication and inspiration
for Persela, Lamongan and
Indonesian football,”

Persela also added that Huda was a real legend of the club and that thousands of fans had lit candles in
his honour.

The match continue following the goalkeeper’s injury, and Persela went on to
beat Semen Padang 2-0.

Indonesian goalkeeper dies after a collision with teammate

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