Naby Keita leads condolences as nine dead in tragic Guinean club coach crash

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Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita has shared his condolences after nine people died in a coach crash in Guinea.

According to reports, the coach carrying the Etoile de Guinee football club crashed in Guinea on Thursday, with the accident occurring in Timbo.

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It’s noted that 18 were left injured, with several in a serious condition, and a further nine people lost their lives.

Further, according to AS, they note that the crash was a result of a brakes failure. Étoile de Guinée manager d’Abdourahmane Condé said: “We were going downhill when the coach’s brakes suddenly gave way.

“There were three corners; the driver somehow managed to negotiate the first two, but there was nothing he could do about the third. He lost control of the vehicle and it crashed into a tree.”

Meanwhile, Keita took to Instagram as he reacted to the tragic news: “I am shocked, sad and heartbroken at this terrible news.

“I send my sincere condolences to all families of the victims, as well as the whole sporting family of Guinea.

“Rest in perfect peace guys.”

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