The young midfielder of the club "Trepcha 89" Erion Kaitazi 

died

on the field during a football match.

The Bljesak publication reports on the tragedy.

The teams from Kosovo "Trepcha 89" and A&N played a friendly match in Prizren.

At the end of the first half, Kaitazi suddenly fainted.

Unfortunately, all the efforts of the doctors turned out to be useless and after some time they declared the death of the 17-year-old football player.

His heart stopped beating.

"We planned to implement your transfer to the European Championship in the near future. However, today we say goodbye to you physically, but not spiritually. Eri, you will forever remain in our memory," the official statement of the club for which Kaitazi played says.

As part of the Kosovo U-17 national team, the young football player played eight matches, but did not have time to make his debut at the adult level.

Earlier, TSN Prosport reported that the 

former world boxing champion died at the age of 37

.

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