Younger soccer star Yana Bautista. PHOTO/MARTIE BAUTISTA
MANILA, Philippines—Fifa President Gianni Infantino despatched his heartfelt condolences to the household and pals of soccer prospect Alyana Bautista who died of problems from COVID-19 on July 23.
Infantino despatched his letter by Philippine Soccer Federation President Mariano Araneta Jr., who can be a Fifa council member.
“Phrases appears insufficient to specific the unhappiness we really feel for this loss affecting Philippine soccer,” wrote Infantino.
“Her legacy and achievements, and specifically her character and her human qualities won’t be forgotten, and she or he will likely be actually missed,” added Infantino. “We hope that these reminiscences and our phrases of help could assist carry some peace and solace at this tough time.”
Bautista was a graduate of Miriam Excessive Faculty earlier than suiting up for Ateneo in school and performed for Nomads FC within the PFF Ladies’s League in 2019.
She’s additionally the youthful sister of Martie Bautista, a member of the Philippine ladies’s nationwide soccer group and a commentator within the Philippines Soccer League.
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