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Body of national football player found in Lake Como

National News // By Tay Kinnear // July 3, 2019

The body of the 24 year old Swiss national football player, Florijana Ismaili has been recovered from Lake Como. 

Pixabay Body of national football player found in Lake Como

It was found by a search robot 204 meters deep.

The talented player was feared drowned when she disappeared after jumping from a boat on Saturday afternoon.

Her family has been informed.

The club she played for, BSC Young Boys in Bern said in a statement they were greatly saddened and offered their condolences to her family and the Swiss Football Association says they are deeply affected.

Her body was recovered after a large scale search by Italian authorities. She first played for Switzerland in 2014.



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