Alhaji Gero (middle) in action for Ostersunds
Tuesday Aug 16, 2016. 18:11
Nigeria striker Alhaji Gero has told AfricanFootball.com he was left “paralysed with shock and fear” after the goalkeeper of his Swedish club was attacked by a fan on Monday.
Ostersunds goalkeeper Aly Keita was attacked on the head by a 17-year-old masked fan and could not continue the Swedish league game at Jonkoping Sodra.
Visiting Ostersunds were drawing 1-1 and the Swedish authorities said the game will not be restarted.
“We were left paralysed with shock and fear after our goalkeeper was attacked by a fan during our game on Monday,” Alhaji Gero told AfricanFootball.com
“But good enough the fan has been arrested.”
Gero started the game but was later forced out due to injury.