Chronology of the Passing of Persela goalkeeper Choirul Huda

Chronology of the Passing of Persela goalkeeper Choirul Huda

Persela Lamongan goalkeeper, Choirul Huda, passed away on Sunday (15/10/2017) afternoon.

The trigger is the clash of Huda with teammate, Ramon Rodrigues, in the game of League 1 counter Semen Padang at Surajaya Stadium.

In the 44th minute, Huda tried to secure the goal from Marcel Sacramento threat, but his chest instead of the foot of Rodrigues.

Huda could move, then unconscious. The medical team immediately rushed the goalkeeper to the hospital with an ambulance.

Before being rushed to the hospital, 38-year-old figure was able to get help with oxygen aids.

“It was still conscious and complaining of pain in the chest, then unconscious,” said one medical team that helped evacuate to the hospital.

Until RSUD dr Soegiri, Huda again get a breathing apparatus that is permanent.

“That way, we hope to do the same heart brain pump,” said Anastesi Specialist Doctor Yudhisthira.

Added by Yudistiro that Huda could show the skin is red, but his condition continues to decline.

There is no response from the player in an hour of heart pump and brain. Finally, the team of doctors stated that Huda died at 16:45 pm.

“We are desperate to restore the vital function of Choirul Huda’s body,” said Yudhisthira.


According to Yudhisthira’s diagnosis, there was a collision in the chest and lower jaws of Huda.

The player is suspected of having chest trauma, head, and neck. Inside the neck, there is a bone marrow that connects the brain stem.

“Maybe that’s what caused Choirul Huda to stop his heart and breath,” Yudhisthira said.

Previously, some initial allegations arose about the cause of the death of Choirul Huda, one of them because of hypoxia. Then comes the diagnosis as Yudhisthira suggests.


Huda departure information received by Persela players right after the long whistle counter counter Semen Padang. Persela won 2-0, but the tripoin ranks as empty because their captain age.

Loud crying came from several players, including goalkeeper Ferdiansyah. A similar reaction was shown by Persela supporters, La Mania.

“Huda! Huda,” the shouting of a supporter followed by his colleagues.

The atmosphere of Surajaya Stadium suddenly rumbled with the cry of Choirul Huda from all La Mania who attended.

La Mania together with all Persela Lamongan officials had a moment of silence to pray for Choirul Huda.


Huda before closing age is a different figure. Recognized coach Aji Santoso, the player looks more excited in practice sessions.

“I judge that he is most prepared even though Ferdiansyah is also ready,” said Aji.

Thus, Huda get a chance to play as a starter against Semen Padang, after being reserved in several previous games.

No one thought that the game counter Semen Padang is the ultimate for Huda.

No one would have guessed that some of Huda’s unusual requests before the game were clues.

“Before the game, he had time to ask for socks and other new equipment to Toni (Persela team equipment section),” said defender Samsul Arifin, Sunday (15/10/2017) night.

Not only Samsul, Persela young players, Ahmad Birrul Walidain, also had received an unusual request from Huda.

“Yesterday night before the game, he asked to buy avocado juice, but usually it was asked to buy fried rice, only yesterday asked to buy juice,” said Fahmi.

Now, everything about Huda is just a story. She’s gone.

Over all services, including 454 matches with Persela and defending only one club throughout his career, Huda deserves to be called a legend.

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