Wolfsburg's midfielder Junior Malanda dies in car crash
January 11 , 2015
Belgian Under-21 midfielder Junior Malanda has died in a car accident in Germany.
The 20-year-old Wolfsburg footballer had played this season for the German Bundesliga side.
Klaus Allofs, the Wolfsburg sporting director, expressed the team’s sadness and “disbelief [that] can hardly be put into words” at the news of Malanda’s death. Allofs described him as “an excellent football player” who had a promising career ahead of him.
According to the police, Malanda was in a car that was involved in a crash near Bielefeld city.