Senegalese and Stoke City forward Mame Biram Diouf’s mum was one of the estimated 700 who died in the hajj tragedy during the annual pilgrimage to Mecca
Diouf’s mother Gnilane Diouf died as some two million people performed the annual hajj pilgrimage at the end of last month.
Stoke City released a club statement stating
“Stoke City wish to extend sincere condolences to Mame Diouf following the tragic death of his mother.
“The club will provide Mame with all the support he needs at this extremely difficult time and our thoughts and prayers are with him, his family and friends.”