- 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.
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.
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.
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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