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Ajax youth Noah Gesser dies at the age of 16

Sat 31 July 2021 | 9:27

Ajax youth player Noah Gesser had been in a car accident and died at the age of 16 on Friday, the club has pronounced.

Noah Gesser

joined

Ajax

in 2018 and was going to be in the U17 set up for the next campaign.

During Ajax 1 and Young Ajax matches, there will be a minute silence in tribute to the 16-year-old on Saturday.

Ajax released a statement on their official website, saying:

"Ajax has received the terrible news that Noah Gesser has passed away.

"The 16-year-old youth player died in a car accident with his brother on Friday evening.

"At the practice matches of Ajax 1 and Young Ajax this afternoon, the terrible news will be discussed. A minute of silence is held before the matches start and the Ajax players wear mourning bands. In addition, flags will be flown at half-mast at the Toekomst sports complex.

"Ajax is deeply moved by this tragic event. The club wishes the loved ones all the strength in coping with this immeasurable loss."


source: SportMob