CSKA Moscow basketball doctor Roman Abzhelilov passed away on Saturday after failing to overcome the complications that stemmed from his coronavirus infection 15 days ago.

"Today our good friend, colleague, excellent doctor and excellent family man, Roman Abzhelilov, passed away. His body struggled desperately, but was unable to cope with the health complications caused by coronavirus infection," the Russian box said in a statement. .

Abzhelilov, 44, with two children, was admitted to a Moscow hospital two weeks ago. CSKA sends its condolences to his family and friends, and regrets the loss of a "wonderful person" who helped many people.

From the Euroleague they also issued a condolences to the one who had been a CSKA doctor since 2014. Before that he was also a doctor for the Khimki and the Russian national team.

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