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Emirati footballer killed in road traffic accident

23-year-old Mohammed Abdullah Al Hammadi played with Abu Dhabi clubs Al Dhafra FC and Al Jazira

Emirati footballer killed in road traffic accident
Emirati footballer Mohammed Abdullah Al Hammadi was killed in a road traffic accident in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

Emirati footballer Mohammed Abdullah Al Hammadi was killed in a road traffic accident in Abu Dhabi on Friday. 

The 23-year-old, who played with Abu Dhabi club Al Dhafra FC, died in a single vehicle accident in Khalifa City. 

"It was a traffic accident. Everyone at the club is deeply saddened and shocked by the loss," said an official from Al Dhafra FC.

His former club Al Jazira club said in a statement: "It is a painful news. We offer our condolences to the family of our former player."