The footballer Benik Afobe lost a two-year-daughter: 'She lives on in the heart'

Benik Afobe was a little over a week ago, affected by great sorrow when he lost his two-year-old daughter Amora. Now he tells about the loss. 'We will be str

The footballer Benik Afobe lost a two-year-daughter: 'She lives on in the heart'

Benik Afobe was a little over a week ago, affected by great sorrow when he lost his two-year-old daughter Amora. Now he tells about the loss.

'We will be strong for Alba (her younger sister, red.), and Amora live on in his lillesøsters heart,' he writes:

'And it will help her (Alba, ed.) to grow up to be big and brave, just like his big sister was.'

the Daughter died a little over a week ago due to a serious infection. And even though the doctors did everything they could to save her, so had the little girl finally give up.

the 26-year-old Benik Afobe, who has previously played in the Wolverhampton and Arsenal, writes on Instagram, that the family will be even stronger together in the difficult time:

'We will come back strong and show people that even though we grieve, we are strong and never give up.'

In a previous statement from the family said that the little girl passed quietly with family by his side.

we asked the family about the peace and tranquility in the midst of sorrow, and subsequently, it is passed in with messages to the family, as the current Bristol-play thanks for the lookup:

'Thank you all for the support we have received. We will never forget, and it means everything to us.'

Also, former and current teammates as well as former and current clubs, reacted to the tragic news.

'Our hearts are broken for Benik Afobe and his family,' wrote, for example, Wolverhampton on Twitter.

Also Championship club Stoke have sent the 'thoughts and prayers' go against Benik Afobe and family.

Updated Date: 09 December 2019, 11:00

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