Jens De Smet
6 September 2021
Jens (27) collapses on the football field and dies
27-year-old Jens De Smet from Maldegem passed away last Saturday after becoming unwell during a football match. It is reported that he died after suffering a heart attack.
“Suddenly Jens sat down on the ground and not much later he lay down in the grass. Some teammates rushed to him and it was immediately clear that it was not okay. Someone started CPR on Jens and we immediately called an ambulance. When emergency services arrived, they took over CPR. A little later they took him to the hospital in Bruges. A day later we got the news that Jens hadn’t made it…”