Former Ajax and DR Congo winger, Jody Lukoki kicks the bucket at the age of 29

Former Ajax and DR Congo winger, Jody Lukoki, has sadly passed away at the age of 29.

Lukoki was recovering from a serious cruciate ligament injury at the time of his death, but a cause has not yet been revealed, according to the Sun.

Lukoki played senior soccer for Ajax, SC Cambuur, PEC Zwolle, Ludogorets Razgrad, Yeni Malatyaspor and most recently Twente.

Dutch club Twente tweeted on Monday: “This morning FC Twente received the terrible news that Jody Lukoki has passed away.

“The club is shocked and deeply moved by this tragic event.