Nepalese origin Mahesh Thapa has lost his life due to untimely treatment of injury which he sustained during a local match in Jalpaigudi, nearly 70KM far away from Kakarvitta, Jhapa.
Indian media reported that 28-year-old Jalpaiguri based footballer Mahesh Thapa suffered a fatal injury on Sunday evening when playing in a local tournament in West Bengal.
According to Goal.com, Thapa, a player of Raikatpara Sports Association, injured himself after colliding with the opposing goalkeeper in a match underlights played at the Netaji Vidyapath ground, Torapara, on the outskirts of Jalpaiguri.
With no ambulance in the ground
, Thapa, a resident of the Race Course locality, was taken to Jalpaiguri Sadar Hospital on a motorcycle
but there were no beds available at the ICU (Intensive Care Unit) wing.
Thapa, better known locally as Gorey, was then taken to a private nursing home. However there were no beds available again and on the way to another hospital, Thapa lost his life.
He was then taken back to the Jalpaiguri Sadar Hospital, where he was declared dead.
expresses its deep shock over the death of Thapa and asks concerned authorities everywhere to follow rules of FIFA while organizing the football matches.