Former Ajax striker and Congolese international Jody Lukoki dies aged 29

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(CNN)Former Ajax footballer and Congolese planetary guardant Jody Lukoki has died astatine the property of 29, according to a connection from his club, FC Twente.

"This morning, FC Twente received the unspeakable quality that Jody Lukoki has passed," the Dutch nine said connected its website connected Monday.

"The nine is shocked and profoundly struck by this tragic event. FC Twente sympathizes with his loved ones and wishes them spot successful processing this immense loss."

    The origin of his decease was not confirmed.

      Lukoki archetypal joined Amsterdam broadside Ajax astatine the younker level successful 2008 and yet graduated to the archetypal squad successful January 2011.

      He won 3 Dutch league titles with the nine implicit 3 successive seasons, earlier signing with PEC Zwolle successful 2014.

      Jody Lukoki (right) competes for PEC Zwolle successful  the Dutch Cup semifinal against FC Twente connected  April 7, 2015 successful  the Netherlands.

      A twelvemonth later, helium transferred to Ludogorets, wherever helium spent 5 seasons and won 3 Bulgarian league titles.

        After playing for Turkish broadside Yeni Malatyaspor for 1 season, Lukoki returned to the Eredivisie with FC Twente.

        He besides played for the Netherlands nationalist squad during his younker career, earlier making his debut for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) successful March 2015.

        Ajax commemorated Lukoki connected social media: "Our erstwhile subordinate Jody Lukoki has passed distant astatine the property of 29. Rest successful Peace, Jody."

          Fans besides paid tribute to the striker connected societal media. "Wouldn't privation this connected anyone. Sending tons of spot to his family. Rest successful peace," 1 idiosyncratic posted connected Twitter.

          "29 years excessively young, spot to his relatives and everyone who knew him," different idiosyncratic tweeted.

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