By Victor Kanayo
The home match by Granada against visiting Athletic Bilbao was abandoned, Sunday evening, following the death of a supporter.
A statement by both clubs affirmed that the fan yet to be identified died after suffering a cardiac arrest in the stands Nuevo Los Carmenes stadium.
The game was initially suspended in the 17th minute as paramedics tried to resuscitate the fan and it was eventually abandoned an hour later.
Players from both sides left the pitch 20 minutes later with supporters also requested to leave the stadium.
The date for the resumption of the match, in which Bilbao were leading 1-0, will be announced soon, according to the LaLiga body that has confirmed the incident
Specifically, Granada said in a statement the match was “suspended indefinitely after the death of a club season ticket holder” and offered their condolences to the fan’s “family and friends as well as to the entire Granada family”.