Dutch Eredivisie giants Ajax have announced that their youth player Noah Gesser has died in an auto crash. According to reports, the car accident happened on Friday evening. The 16-year-old had been with the club since 2018 and was due to be part of the U-17 set-up for the forthcoming season.
Ajax Star player Noah Gesser Dies in Auto Crash
The club has said that a minute’s silence will be held in tribute to Gesser in practice matches involving Ajax 1 and their junior team on Saturday. The club made this known in a statement released on their official website. The football club said: “The club has received the terrible news that Noah Gesser has passed away.
It also said: “The 16-year-old youth player died in a car accident with his brother on Friday evening. “At the practice matches of Ajax 1 and their junior team this afternoon, the terrible news will be discussed. A minute of silence is held before the matches start, and the players wear mourning bands.
In addition, flags will be flown at half-mast at the Toekomst sports complex. “We are deeply moved by this tragic event. The club wishes the loved ones all the strength in coping with this immeasurable loss.”