Two footballers were amongst a group who were shot at during a gathering on Friday, with the attack described as a ‘crime of passion’ by local police

Twenty-four-year-old forward Alejandro Penaranda has been confirmed dead following a gun attack in Cali, Colombia, while club-mate Heissen Izquierdo was also injured in the attack.

The Cortulua player, who was on loan from America de Cali, was reported to have been at the home of former team-mate Cristian Alexis Borja at the time of the shooting.


Izquierdo, also of Cortulua, was injured and taken to hospital in an attack which has been described as ‘a crime of passion’ by local police.



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