Honduras football plunged into mourning as hitman shoots dead football star during night out

Honduras football plunged into mourning as hitman shoots dead football star during night out

- Oscar Sein Munguia Zelaya was shot by an unknown hitman outside a bar in La Ceiba

- His club Deportivo Vida have since confirmed the death of their team member

- Zelaya was shot alongside another friend

Honduran football fraternity has been thrown to mourning following the death of Club Deportivo Vida goalkeeper Oscar Sein Munguia Zelaya.

According to local media reports, Zelaya was shot alongside a friend outside a bar in La Ceiba on Sunday, November 18 during a night out.

Honduran news channel Hoy Mismo further reported the goalkeeper was allegedly shot by a stranger who fled on a motorcycle.

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Honduras goalkeeper shot dead during night out with a friend

Oscar Sein Munguia Zelaya was shot by an unknown hitman outside a bar in La Ceiba. Photo: Mail Online

Club Deportivo Vida have since confirmed the death of their team member via a Twitter post.

"We regret the death of our goalkeeper Oscar Munguia, who died tragically in the early hours of Sunday morning,'' the club wrote on Twitter.
"Our condolences to your relatives," they added.
Honduras goalkeeper shot dead during night out with a friend

Club Deportivo Vida, confirmed his passing on their official Twitter account. Photo: Mail Online

Zelaya sat out during his side's most recent game against Olimpia where they claimed a 1-0 victory.

Honduras authorities are now said to have launched a probe into the murder of the 27-year-old footballer.

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that Colombian football star, Juan Sebstian Quintero, revealed how he escaped death from a fan of his club who wanted to kill him with a gun while driving home.

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The 23-year-old defender who plays for Deportivo Cali explained that the incident happened in the town of Jamundi in the Valle del Cauca department.

He made it clear according to the report by UK Sun that a man approached his car and pointed a gun at him with vituperation words.

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