Niels De Wolf has passed away on Wednesday 6th of October 2021. The 27-year-old footballer of White Star Sombeke collapsed in the dressing room on Sunday shortly after his replacement, since then he has been kept in an artificial coma for the past few days.
It occurred that the young footballer collapsed in the locker room. A teammate found Niels on the floor at the showers. Niels had no heart conditions.
Meanwhile, Niels De Wolf set his club 2-0 against Verrebroek in the 72nd minute on its way to its first victory in a few matches, last Sunday.
Grandma Nadine Bruggeman said, “After his goal, Niels asked to be replaced and immediately went to the dressing room.”
His death was announced by his club Sporting Lokeren;
“With great sadness, we announce the passing of Niels De Wolf, a youth player for many years at Sporting. Our club would like to extend our sincere condolences to everyone who knew Niels along this road.”