Another footballer struck by lightning

October 01, 2019

A student of the Haile Selassie High School was stuck by lightning, during an ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup game against visiting Cumberland High School on Tuesday afternoon.
The lightning struck the player moments after the game was called off in the first half because of a thunderstorm in the area.

The player was taken to the Kingston Public Hospital, and is now understood to be responsive.
This is the second incident of this kind in a matter of weeks.

Five players were affected by a similar incident during a game between Wolmer's Boys and Jamaica College at the Stadium East field on Monday, September 16.

Since then, ISSA has been forced to call off many games being played in the afternoons because of lightning flashes.

More on this story to follow.