28 year old Burundi national team Midfielder Papy Faty passed away after he collapsed during a match in Piggs Peak town in north-western eSwatini. He collapsed while playing for Melanti Chiefs against Green Mamba in the Burundian topflight league after just 15 minutes on the pitch.
He was declared dead upon arrival at the hospital, he had cases of heart problems in the past so it is believed that he may have died of Heart Failure.
His death has been confirmed by one of the senior officials at Malanti Chiefs but he declined to reveal more information before the player’s next of kin is informed.
May his Soul Rest In Peace..