- Sep 7, 2010
German football club Borussia Mönchengladbach is mourning the death of under-23 player Jordi Bongard.
The 20-year-old Bongard, who signed a professional contract with Gladbach last July, died in a serious traffic accident on Wednesday night
In light of the defender's death, Gladbach also announced that training sessions for the first team and under-23s scheduled for Thursday would be canceled, as well as the press conference ahead of the Bundesliga game against Wolfsburg.
Bongard had played for Gladbach since 2013, progressing through the youth ranks before signing his professional contract last year.