Tragic! Another Belgian footballer dies of cardiac arrest
The 23-year-old defender was playing for fourth-tier Belgian clubWilrijk-Beerschot, collapsed on Friday, May 8 while playing in a tournamnet.
Nicot was placed in induced coma but tragically died today, Monday, May 11.
“Wilrijk-Beerschot is in mourning. Tim Nicot has just died. We wish strength to his family and friends. #YNWA,” Wilrijk-Beerschot’s statement on Twitter reads in English.
Nicot joins the likes of other football stars like Marc-Vivien Foe, Daniel Jarque and Antonio Puerta who have died of cardiac arrest while playing the game.