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Christian Mbulu: Morecambe player dies aged 23

Christian Mbulu: Morecambe player dies aged 23

Author: Stephen Jones | Wednesday 27th May 2020

Christian Mbulu: Morecambe player dies aged 23  Photograph

League two defender Christian Mbulu has died at the age of 23. The player started his career at Millwall and also played for Brentwood, Braintree, and Crewe. The London-born defender joined Morecambe in January and will be missed deeply by the club and its fans.

In a statement, Morecambe said: "Everyone at Morecambe FC is deeply saddened to learn of Christian's death and would like to extend our deepest sympathies to his family and friends at this very sad time."

They added: "His loss will be painfully felt by all who had the pleasure of knowing him."

Mbulu spent one season with Scottish club Motherwell and made six appearances during his time at Fir Park.

Motherwell chairman Jim McMahon said: "We are shocked to hear of the news of Christian's death.
"He was such a friendly, pleasant and dedicated young man who we loved having around Fir Park.

Our condolences go out to Christian Mbulu's friends and family.