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Sports News of Monday, 16 October 2017

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com

Essien mourns death of Indonesian goalkeeper Choirul Huda

Ghanaian player Michael Essien has paid tribute to Indonesian goalkeeper Choirul Huda who died after colliding with team-mate in the Indonesian top-flight.

Choirul Huda, 38, was rushed to hospital on Sunday but pronounced dead shortly after arriving, doctors said.

In a statement released on the website of his club - Persela FC - Dr Yudistiro Andri Nugroho said Huda suffered "impacts on the chest and lower jaw".

Essien who plays for Persib in the Indonesian top-flight took to social media to express his heartfelt condolences with Indonesians.