R.I.P Estevao Alberto Gino
A tragic story occurred in Mozambique in the past few days as a 19-year-old footballer called Estevao Alberto Gino was killed by a crocodile in Mozambique.
Gino played for an amateur club called Atletico Mineiro de Tete, and they have confirmed the death of their player.
The incident happened when Gino was attacked by the crocodile while running on the banks of the Zambezi river.
Quotes from the club
Edy Carvalho, the club’s manager, told O Tempo what happened:
The crocodile came out of the water abruptly and took him by the waist. After that, the animal ran back into the water.
His two friends were very scared and they heard the screams, but there was nothing they could do. The crocodile was like five metres.
Atletico Mineiro de Tete have also updated their Facebook page with a tribute to Gino:
We are mourning our player, our brother, our friend, our son and our eternal central defender Estevao Alberto Gino, only 19 years of age with a promising future, who was the victim of a crocodile on the banks of the Zambezi river.
The CAMT sends our sincerest condolences to your family. It is an irreparable loss for all of us.
Estevao was an example of obedience, respect and humility and leaves a huge void in our life.