The UAE community is grieving over the death of local football player Sultan Saif in a car accident on Thursday.
Saif’s wife and son have also died from the tragic accident.
The football star, 27, played for Al Wahda and Bani Yas clubs. He crashed into a truck, instantly killing him and his son. Meanwhile, her wife died in a hospital.
The clubs he was representing sent their condolences to the relatives of the family.
“With great sadness and sorrow, the Al-Wahda Sports and Cultural Club mourn its former player, Sultan Saif. The club’s family expresses its sincere condolences to the family and relatives of the deceased, asking Allah Almighty to grant solace to the family,” Al Wahda FC tweeted.
بقلوب مؤمنة بقضاء الله وقدره انتقل إلى رحمة الله تعالى سلطان سيف لاعب نادي بني ياس السابق , نسأل الله أن يتقبل الفقيد بواسع رحمته ويسكنه فسيح جناته . pic.twitter.com/xyVqR5KCP1— نادي بني ياس (@BaniyasClub) October 15, 2020
“With a heavy heart, we mourn the death of Sultan Saif, the former Bani Yas Club player,” Baniyas wrote on Twitter.