Coronavirus: 21-year-old Spanish coach dies

first_imgRelatedPosts Italy introduces compulsory virus testing for travellers from France Nigeria records new COVID-19 infections, more deaths as figures rise to 57,242 I was in best of forms before Tokyo Paralympics was postponed — Powerlifter Ejike Spanish football coach Francisco Garcia has died after contracting coronavirus. The 21-year-old was the manager of Atletico Portada Alta’s youth team, and was sent to the Regional Hospital of Malaga for treatment after testing positive for COVID-19. It was discovered upon Garcia’s arrival at the hospital that he had been suffering from leukaemia, and the Spaniard passed away on Sunday. Garcia’s club posted a message on social media following his passing, saying: “We want to express our deepest condolences to the family, friends and close friends of our coach Francisco García who has left us, unfortunately, today. “Now what do we do without you, Francis? You were always there with us at Portada or wherever you were needed, helping out. How can we keep covering all those kilometres in the league? “We don’t know how, but we will surely do it for you. “We will not forget you, rest in peace, phenomenon. Until forever.” All matches in Spain’s top divisions are currently suspended as the virus continues to sweep across the globe.Tags: Atletico PortadaCoronaviruslast_img

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