Atletico Coach Dies of Coronavirus in Spain on Sunday

The COVID19 claimed yet another victim in Spain, this time rubbing Spanish football of a young master tactician in the person of Francisco Garcia.

The Atletico Portada Alta coach, after being rushed to the hospital for sake of severe Covid-19 symptoms was diagnosed with leukaemia.

Sadly, the Spanish football coach could not recover and has passed away at a tender age of 21 after contracting COVID19.

Garcia, prior to his demise was Malaga based club Atletico Portada Alta’s youth team manager since year 2016 making him the fifth and youngest victim of the illness in the region.

The death of the Spaniard was recorded on Sunday after testing positive for Covid-19 barely a week ago, and was sent to the Regional Hospital of Malaga for treatment and management control.

Although Spanish football’s major leagues have all been halted indefinitely as a means to curtail the spread of COVID19, as a total of 9,190 cases have been recorded in the country to this present day and a whopping death toll of 309 recorded as well.

In like fashion, Germany, Italy and England have all ordered a shut down, as UEFA chiefs are set for a crisis meeting on Tuesday to ascertain if or not the 2019-20 campaign will be continued or scrapped in total.


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