Former Gimanstic player Amadou Boiro dies, aged 23

Former Gimnastic Tarragona midfielder Amadou Boiro has passed away aged just 23, it has been reported by El Espanol.

The Senegalese midfielder played for the Catalan club for six months in the 2016/2017 season, and played two games – one in the second division against Getafe and another in the Copa del Rey against Almeria.

The reasons for his death have not yet been revealed, but some media have reported that he died in Turkey while undergoing heart surgery.

The Senegalese midfielder did not have a club at the time of his death after leaving KF Laçi of the Albanian Super League at the end of the season.

Boiro also played in Turkey for Carsambaspor.

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