Czech worldwide striker Josef Sural has been killed after a bus carrying a number of of Turkish membership Aytemiz Alanyaspor’s gamers crashed.
Sural, 28, died on the hospital the place he and 6 of his team-mates have been taken after a bus carrying them again from a sport at Kayserispor crashed on Sunday.
Seven of the Tremendous Lig’s membership’s gamers had rented the personal minibus.
Membership chairman Hasan Cavusoglu claimed the driving force of the mini bus had fallen asleep on the wheel.
A second on-board driver was additionally reportedly asleep when the accident occurred round three miles from the membership’s residence metropolis of Alanya.
On Twitter, the membership posted: “We now have realized with deep sorrow that Josef Sural misplaced his life on account of an accident carrying seven soccer gamers from Alanyaspor.”
Cavusoglu stated the six different gamers on board weren’t in a crucial situation.
Former Spurs, Cardiff and QPR defender Steven Caulker and ex-Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse play for Alanyaspor.
Caulker scored within the 1-1 draw at Kayserispor however it isn’t but recognized whether or not he and Cisse have been among the many group of gamers who selected to make use of the minibus, whereas the remainder of the membership’s gamers and employees travelled on a group bus or on their very own.
Sural joined Alanyaspor from Sparta Prague in January.
He made 20 appearances for his nation, final that includes of their Nations League defeat by Ukraine in October.
The Soccer Affiliation of the Czech Republic stated information of Sural’s demise introduced “nice sorrow”, including: “we are going to always remember you”.