Algeria: Footballer Player Dies on The Pitch

An Algerian Footballer, playing for MOULOUDIA SAIDA has died on the pitch after colliding with a goalkeeper, during a game played in Oran between ASM Oran vs Mouloudia of Saida.

28-Year-old SOFIANE LOKAR, a central defender collided with his goalkeeper in the 26th minute of the week 10 Algerian Championship League 2 game.

LOKAR was trying to clear a cross in the 16-yard penalty area.

The Youngster received first aid and returned to the pitch, but could not follow the game and fell down again in the 35th minute.

An ambulance took him to hospital where he passed as paramedics attempted to resuscitate him but failed.

His teammates and football community in general are devastated by the tragic loss.


Source: BBC

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