The Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili has been declared missing after a swimming accident on Lake Como in Italy, her club said on Sunday
The Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili has been declared missing after a swimming accident on Lake Como in Italy, her club said on Sunday.
Ismaili, 24, has played for the BSC Young Boys womens team since 2011 and is the clubs captain.
BSC Young Boys have been informed that our player Florijana Ismaili has been missing since Saturday afternoon on Lake Como after a swimming accident, said the club in a statement. Searches by the police continue. We are very concerned and have not given up the hope that everything will turn out well.
The club said they were in touch with Ismailis family and would not provide any more information until they received an update.
According to the Italian daily Corriere della Sera, Ismaili had decided to spend a relaxing day at the lake with a teammate, and they had rented an inflatable boat near Musso. She jumped in to the water, but never surfaced again, the paper said.