- A father has died watching his daughter playing footaball on a high school oval
- Man’s Christian fellowship group in New Zealand was holding a Sunday service
- An ambulance was called to the tragedy in Auckland’s inner west at lunchtime
A father has died watching his daughter play football.
The man, from a New Zealand Christian group, was suffering from a medical complication.
He collapsed as his daughter played a Sunday afternoon game at Kelston Boys High School in Auckland, the New Zealand Herald reports.
A father died watching his daughter playing football on a high school oval on Sunday
His Community Christian Fellowship had hired the school oval for their weekly Sunday service game when the tragedy occurred, at Kelston in the city’s west.
St John Ambulance New Zealand confirmed an emergency call was made shortly after 1pm on Sunday, with the man dying as he watched his daughter play football.
‘A game or training was either about to begin or in progress. He was not playing,’ a spokesman told the newspaper.
The deceased man was part of a Christian fellowship group holding a service in Auckland