Football: Body of slain player Albert Ebosse arrives home in Cameroon
Published on Aug 29, 2014 3:56 AM
ALGIERS (AFP) - The body of slain Cameroonian footballer Albert Ebosse was repatriated on Thursday, accompanied by a delegation from his Algerian club.
Ebosse was killed by a missile thrown from the stands while he played for his Algerian club JS Kabylie last weekend.
A ceremony was organised at Algiers airport attended by Algerian Sports Minister Mohamed Tahmi, and friends and family of the player.
"Albert Ebosse was not only a player in our club, but also a dear son, adored and adopted by an entire region, an exemplary player on and off the pitch," said JS Kabylie president Mohamed Cherif Hanachi.
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