Lorenzo Sanz, Ex- Real Madrid president has dbeen confirmed dead, according to reports, he died on Saturday from COVID-19 after he was admitted to hospital on Tuesday.
Sanz had been in intensive care while undergoing treatment for the virus, the Guardian reported.
The deceased presided over Madrid from 1995 until 2000, leading the club to two European titles, a Spanish league title and a Spanish Super Cup title.
As countries struggle to curb the spread of COVID-19, Sanz’s death has added to the 1,326 confirmed by the government.
The pandemic in the past few days has hit Africa harder with Nigeria recording 22 cases.