A Moroccan-Italian couple, a soccer player and his fiance, died on their way to Bologna in a car crash.
Rabat – A Moroccan-Italian footballer, Brahim Habbi, and his fiancee, Maria Shaitit, died in an tragic road accident on the A14 highway connecting Toronto and Bologna late on Wednesday morning, May 29.
Both 31-year-old Habbi and Shaitit, his 27-year-old fiancee, who is also of Moroccan origin, died after their car plunged into a waterway on their way to Bologna.
According to the Italian news agency Forli Today, they lost control of the subcompact Fiat 500 veering towards the basin.
Habbi was a former midfielder who played for Sporting Predappio Football Club in the region of Emilia-Romagna and Sp. Valbidente Football Club. He reportedly left the sports world for health reasons.
Shaitit and Habbi, were in the midst of planning their wedding when they lost their lives. According to another news source, Teleromagna 24, they were heading to the airport for a trip to Morocco.