Amílcar Henríquez.

After international footballer Amílcar Henríquez met his dead in Panama, the President has  reacted on the murder.

The late Henríquez, 33, was shot dead as he was leaving his home in the city of Nuevo Colón on Saturday.

According to local police, the intention of his murder was still unclear but seemed planned.

Amílcar Henríquez.

Alongside the deceased was a 36-year-old man, Delano Wilson, who was also killed according to the BBC.

Delano Wilson had been reported to be a friend of the fallen footballer but a sister came out to clear the air – saying his brother was just passing by only to get caught up in the crossfire.

Henriquez had featured for the Panamanian national side also playing in Colombia for América de Cali and Real Cartagena.

President Juan Carlos Varela has called for justice in a tweet.

Deputy Editor at Kawowo Sports. He is an aspiring Sport Psychologist.

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