Indonesian Goalkeeper, Choirul Huda has lost his life, during an on-field collision with a team-mate.
The 38-year-old, collided with defender Ramon Rodrigues towards the end of the first half against Semen Padang.
Huda was declared dead at 5pm local time, surrounded by the Persela squad who were with him at the hospital.
According to Persela head coach Aji Santoso he stated:”All of the players finished the game and went to the hospital, where it was announced that Choirul Huda had died.
The loss of Choirul Huda has hit us all hard. We did not have time to a see a doctor, only to see his body.”
According to Reuters Dr Zaki Mubarok, of the Lamongan General Hospital, said: ‘He was just brought to the hospital still breathing, but he was lifeless at around 17:00.
‘Through our analysis, it was due to collision in the head and neck.’