FCB mourns the loss of Nicolas Schindelholz. Our former U21 captain died of cancer at the age of only 34. The entire FCB is shocked by this news and expresses its sincere condolences to the bereaved family. Rest in peace, Nico, they wrote from the Swiss runner-up.
Schindelholz played for several Swiss clubs, Basel, Thun, Luzern and Aarau. He was also the captain of the U-21 team of Basel while our Ivan Rakitić and Mladen Petrić played for the club.
“Our former center-back died of cancer at the age of 34. FC Aarau expresses its deepest condolences to the families and wishes them all their strength in these difficult times,” is another announcement.
“We are deeply saddened by the news of the death of Nicolas Schindelholz. Nicolas was with us at the club from 2009 to 2017 and we had many beautiful moments together. We express our deepest and most heartfelt condolences to his family,” reads the next farewell.
His last club in his career was FC Aarau, Schindelholz found out about his serious illness in 2020, and ended his playing career a year later.
His former teammates from Aarau learned the sad news after the Swiss Cup match when the official announcer announced on the loudspeaker that their former defender had lost his battle with a serious illness.
All of us at FC Aarau are very sad and sympathize with Nicolas Schindelholz’s family. Our thoughts are now with his family and four children, said Philipp Bonorand, president of that Swiss club. Ngnews247.com