A footballer dies after a veteran’s match in Maasmechelen
Sunday, 26 February 2017
A player’s death saddened the mood after a veteran’s football match in Maasmechelen on Saturday afternoon. The victim, a 37 year old father, was taken ill during the match. He was rushed to hospital, but died later that evening. The cause of death is not yet known, but emergency services linked it to the brain rather than the heart.