Aarau – Monday, September 19, 2022, 5:23 p.m
Former Swiss footballer Nicolas Schindelholz died of cancer at the age of 34. Most recently, the father of three worked for the second division club FC Aarau.
After being diagnosed with lung cancer two years ago, Schindelholz died on Sunday evening, according to his former employer.
“FC Aarau expresses its heartfelt condolences to the relatives and wishes them a lot of strength in these difficult times,” the team from the canton of Aargau expresses its sympathy. According to “Blick” information, the club’s players were only informed about the death of the 39-times Aarau kicker after the cup game against FC Basel.
After Schindelholz switched from FC Luzern to FC Aarau in the summer of 2018, he was diagnosed in August 2020, and 25 months later the football community had to say goodbye to the former Basel youth player. Schindelholz ended his career in 2021 after a total of 270 professional games.
Our former central defender Nicolas Schindelholz died of cancer at the age of just 34. FC Aarau expresses its heartfelt condolences to the relatives and wishes them a lot of strength during this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/PBpKwW6ocA
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