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Father of two died after heart attack

 Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 03/04/2017

League fans and family of the 36 year old Amatakiloa Taufa of Ha’ateiho are still shocked with the news of his sudden death on Saturday.

He died while playing rugby in a League Tournament in Tofoa.

Vilisoni Tu’iniua of Radio and Television Tonga was at the scene and says league rules allow players to take a break if exhausted.

He says Amatakiloa was about to return to the field from his short break when he fell down near the sideline.

First aid was conducted at the scene but it was no help.

Medical Superintendent of Vaiola – Dr. Lisiate ‘Ulufonua told Radio Tonga News today – the 36 year old died from heart attack.

He is survived by his wife and two children.

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