Footballer struck by lightning and killed in horrifying scenes in entrance of followers

A brutally unfortunate footballer has tragically died after being struck by lightning throughout a match in Indonesia.

The 35-year-old participant from Subang was hit whereas taking part in at Siliwangi Stadium in Bandung, West Java, leaving his team-mates and followers in attendance in complete shock. The horrifying incident occurred throughout a pleasant match between 2 FLO FC Bandung and FBI Subang, as per The Mirror.

Local media PRFM News reported that the person was nonetheless respiration when he was rushed to hospital however sadly handed away quickly after. This is the second time in a 12 months that an Indonesian footballer has been hit by lightning. A younger participant in Bojonegoro, East Java, suffered a cardiac arrest after being struck throughout the Soeratin U-13 Cup in 2023. He was taken off the pitch and rushed to Ibnu Sina Hospital in Bojonegoro for therapy.

the Siliwangi Stadium in Bandung, West Java.
The incident occurred on the Siliwangi Stadium in Bandung, West Java.

Thankfully, he regained consciousness after about 20 minutes following medical assist. While such incidents are extremely uncommon, over 25 years in the past, a whole staff have been killed by lightning within the Democratic Republic of Congo, which options 5 occasions on the earth’s high 10 hotspots for common lightning strikes per 12 months.

In a tragic incident again in October 1998, a whole soccer staff was worn out by a freak lightning strike whereas taking part in a match within the Democratic Republic of Congo. Bena Tshadi have been drawing 1-1 with guests Basanga within the Kasai province when the sky unleashed its fury.


Local experiences acknowledged that 11 individuals, together with gamers and spectators, misplaced their lives to the direct strike, whereas one other 30 acquired burns.

The every day newspaper L’Avenir, in Kinshasa, reported: “Lightning killed at a stroke 11 young people aged between 20 and 35 years during a football match.”