Geofrey Massa, the captain of the Uganda National Football Team has died, the club side Baroka F.C announces.
The 31 year old forward died of cardiac arrest, the club said.
Thousands are said to have gathered at Ga-Mphahlele near Polokwane, Limpopo holding vigil for Geofrey Massa.
Born in Jinja, Massa began his career in 2004 with Police FC in the Ugandan Premier League before moving to Egypt side Al-Masry Club in 2005. He played three years in Egypt before moving in 2008 to South African club Jomo Cosmos and for the team he played 14 games and scored one goal.
In 2008 he left the team to return to Egypt and sign a contract with Itesalat. Massa joined on 14 September 2011 to Telsim Super League club Yenicami Ağdelen SK.
On 21 August 2013, he signed a deal with the South African side University of Pretoria.
The Uganda Football Association is yet to issue a statement of the captain’s demise.
Source :The editor