Belgian Footballer, Joel Lobanzo Dies @ 17



Belgian footballer Joel Lobanzo has passed away after suffering a heart attack during training. The Royal Antwerp player died a day after collapsing during an under 19 session aged just 17.

Club doctors treated him immediately at the training centre on Tuesday night before he was transferred to hospital but tragically died on Thursday morning.

A statement on the club’s website said: “From respect for Joel and his family, the club wishes to limit communication.

“A time of mourning breaks, which we want to spend all serenity. We convey our deepest feelings of compassion to Joel’s family and friends.”

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