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Tributes to tragic young footballer Amar

A football club has paid tribute to one of its young players who was killed in a car crash.

Tributes to tragic young footballer Amar

Schoolboy Amar Atwal, aged 12, died two days after the crash on Hollyhedge Road, West Bromwich, which happened on Wednesday.

Two of his relatives, a 44-year-old woman and a 12-year-old boy, were also hurt and remain in hospital.

Amar, a young footballer from Great Barr who played for Willenhall-based Sporting Khalsa FC, died after being thrown from the Mitsubishi Outlander, which ended up on its roof after the collision with a Vauxhall Astra.

Officials at Sporting Khalsa said they were devastated after learning of Amar's death.

The club tweeted: "Devastating news to hear that one of our youth players died yesterday. #amaratwal God bless your soul."

An investigation into the crash is continuing.

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