Moldova football player Violeta Mitul dies aged 26 in hiking accident

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Moldova football player Violeta Mitul dies aged 26 in hiking accident

Moldovan international football player, Violeta Mitul has died aged 26 in a tragic accident.

UEFA announced that Mitul passed away earlier this week following an accident while she was on a mountain hike with teammates from her club Einherji.

The left-back died after an accidental fall from a cliff in the harbour area near Vopnafjordur.

“The 26-year-old defender was involved in a tragic accident while on a mountain hike with club-mates,” UEFA said in a statement.

Moldova football player Violeta Mitul dies aged 26 in hiking accident

A statement from the Moldova Football Association confirmed the news. It read: “With deep sadness and pain, the Moldovan Football Association expresses its deepest condolences and deepest regrets. One of the women’s national team’s best players suffered a tragic accident while out with her teammates on a hike in the mountains.”

In a statement by Einherji, Mitul described Mitul as ‘kind, energetic and an exemplary footballer’.

“It is with deep sadness in our hearts that we announce the sudden death of our player,…



Source: Linda Ikeji