Cornwall College in mourning after death of DaCosta Cup star Dane Buckley

The Cornwall College and Montego Bay football fraternity is now in mourning following the death of Dane Buckley.

Buckley, who represented Cornwall College in the ISSA DaCosta Cup, succumbed to injuries on Thursday, weeks after undergoing surgery after he was shot and injured in a drive by shooting incident in the Hendon Norwood community in St. James.

The 18 year-old had represented Cornwall College for the past three seasons after transferring from the Mount Pleasant Football Academy and was expected to return for his final season of eligibility when the 2024 ISSA Dacosta Cup campaign got underway in September. He would have been undergoing

Buckley, an attacking midfielder, ended the 2022 season prematurely after breaking his leg but returned in 2023 to play a big role in the record twelve-time champions qualifying for the quarterfinals of both the DaCosta Cup and ISSA Ben Francis Cup Knockout competitions.


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