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U17 drowned player identified

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U17 Fiji player drowns in Samoa.U17 Fiji player drowns in Samoa.Fiji U17 player, Shalit Muni Reddy who drowned earlier today while swimming with the other boys of the squad will be flown to Fiji on Friday.

It is believed, Reddy accidentally moved to unknown water level and did not return. Reddy was a student of Nadi Muslim College and represented the College in both U17 and U19 age group teams.

Reddy issaid to be a relative of former Nadi soccer striker and Coke Games 100 meters sprinter, Tilesh Naidu.

Fiji FA CEO Bob Kumar told media the player's next of kin has been informed.

The national side bowed out of the tournament during pool stages last week, is still in Samoa awaiting their flight back to Fiji on Friday.

"It's a sad day for Fiji soccer", said Kumar in a short statement.

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