Cameroonian player Lionel Asu t who left Malawi after contractual dispute with his club Mighty Be Forward Wanderers has died in his home country.
The player’s manager Prince Jere confirmed to have received the news of his death from a sister.
He said Asu’s sister phoned him and informed that Asu died in his home town of Doula after a short illness.
Jere said he was shocked with the death.
“Words cannot describe. Rest in peace,” he said.
Wanderers’ manager Chiyembekezo Zidana said everyone at Lali Lubani Road is “shocked and deeply saddened” by the news of Asu’s passing.
“All of our thoughts are with his family and friends.”
Asu, according to Wanderers manager, was extremely popular both on and off the pitch and death has shocked and saddened everyone involved with the football club.