Ukraine footballer dies during APMG

first_imgUkraine footballer Oleksandr Shcherbinin has died of heart attack during Asia Pacific Masters Games (APMG) 2018.The 57-year-old had complained of heart attack to his roommate before his attack, and despite the fact that an ambulance was called to the hotel after he collapsed, all attempts to resuscitate him failed.Shcherbinin died in his hotel room at 6:55 am on Thursday as confirmed by the doctors, who also revealed the cause of death to be a heart attack.Linda Geh, who is the chief executive officer of the APMG also revealed that Shcherbinin’s family in Ukraine have been informed of his death.“We are working closely with the authorities including the Ukraine embassy in Malaysia for arrangements to transport his body to Kiev,” said Geh in a statement, according to The Star.serbiaReport: Euro 2020 qualifying Group B George Patchias – September 11, 2019 Euro 2020 qualifying Group B sees Portugal and Serbia play catch up with Ukraine.While Cristiano Ronaldo broke records and his Portugal side ran out…APMG media and publicity director Loganath Velloo said the late Ukrainian played as a goalkeeper for the Kharkiv Masters team in the APMG’s Football 55 years and above category.The 57-year-old shot stopper hails from Kharkiv and leaves behind a wife and two daughters.Players and officials all observed one-minute silence during the games played on Thursday as a sign of respect for the late Oleksandr Shcherbinin.last_img

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