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Home > Sports > Football > PTI > Report

Dempo player dies during game

December 05, 2004 19:46 IST

Brazilian striker Cristiano Junior collapsed during the finals of the Federation Cup Football Championship in Bangalore on Sunday and was brought dead to the Hosmat hospital, the hospital Chief Medical Officer Satyaprakash said.

Junior had scored a brace to help Dempo Sports Club, Goa, defeat Mohun Bagan in the finals.

Junior was "brought dead" to the hospital and the cause of his death would be known after the post mortem, Satyaprakash told PTI.

The Brazilian collapsed during the match against Mohun Bagan after scoring his second goal in the 78th minute.

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Number of User Comments: 6

Sub: Sad demise of our beloved player cristiano junior !

We fans extending heart burst sadness and very deep condolence, the untime death of junior since we witnessed all the matches of cristiano in the ...

Posted by Tamil and Kannada fans

Sub: Junior's untimely death...

If Bhutia is right in suspecting the goalkeeper's hand in the death of Junior, he should be suspended for life.No sportsmanship at all! Nowadays if ...

Posted by Paul

Sub: regarding footballer junior's death

the message from a Mohoun Bagan fan---- i will never forget hero junior,who make the last touch of his carer to convert the chance in ...

Posted by arunava biswas

Sub: Death - due to drugs

I am sorry for the death of a healthy individual. However this sudden death - points to only one thing that is unmonitored use of ...

Posted by Rajeeb Banerjee

Sub: condolence

im really feeling hurt on this news of a the dempo players death, becox im also a national level football player, and i had watched ...

Posted by Thilagavathi Thyagarajan



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