Mon. May 16th, 2022

DR Congo defender Jody Lukoki has died at the age of 29.

Lukoki signed last June for FC Twente, but had not played after suffering a serious knee injury during pre-season training.

He also played for Ajax, SC Cambuur, PEC Zwolle, Ludogorets Razgrad II, Ludogorets Razgrad and Yeni Malatyaspor.

According to the Dutch newspaper Het Parool, Lukoki suffered a heart attack at a hospital in Almere after being beaten by members of his family during an argument.

His death is under police investigation.

By Nwosu Chizoba David

Nwosu Chizoba David is a soccer lover and writer. He is a graduate of Biological Sciences, presently teaching in a secondary in Lagos.

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