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Promising New Caledonian midfielder dies at 25

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Promising New Caledonian young midfielder Faby Demene has passed away this week.

The Oceania Football Confederation joined the Fédération Calédonienne de Football and the New Caledonian football community in mourning the passing of young footballer.

The 25-year-old midfielder was a current member of the AS Magenta squad, joining the club from AS Wetr. AS Magenta president Michel Messeaud said Demene was: “a dutiful player”.

While coach Alain Moizan acknowledged his talents.

“A fighter, very deliberate. He took it with his foot, with his head. He always won the ball.”