Wales fan dies in Qatar
Wales fan dies in Qatar

Wales fan dies in Qatar

The Football Association of Wales (FAW) has confirmed that a Wales fan has passed away in Qatar.

The fan who has been named was Kevin Davies who had travelled to the World Cup with his son.

Wales Supports group Fan Embassy released a statement earlier that said "unfortunately we have lost one of the red wall yesterday in Qatar, our sincere condolences go out to his son here in Doha and his family back in Wales. May he rest in peace"

The FAW also issued its own statement that said "our deepest condolences from everyone at the Football Association of Wales"

"Our thoughts are with Kevin's family and friends and this sad time. The FAW is in contact with Kevin's family to help in whatever way we can".

The 62-year-old from Pembrokeshire was at the World Cup in Doha with his son and friends at the time of his death, which is believed to have been from natural causes.

According to reports from BBC Wales, Mr Davies died on Friday and was not present at the stadium for his teams 2-0 defeat against Iran.

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