16 october 2017, Vetera
n goalkeeper suffered fatal injuries in a collision with Persela teammate Ramon Rodrigues.
Indonesian goalkeeper Choirul Huda has died after colliding with his teammate during a match between Lamongan Football Club and Semen Padang, aged 38.
Huda, an Indonesian football legend who had played more than 500 matches for Lamongan – commonly known as Persela – rushed off his goal line in the 43rd minute of Sunday’s game at Surajaya Stadium and collided with defender Ramon Rodrigues.
Video footage showed the sickening incident that left the club captain Huda collapsed on the turf, and he was carried off the pitch on a stretcher after losing consciousness before medical staff at the stadium in East Java attempted to resuscitate him, according to Doctor Yudistiro Andri Nugroho, head of the emergency Care Unit at the Soegiri Hospital, Lamongan.