Algerian player Sofiane Locar died, Saturday, of a heart attack, minutes after he collided with his goalkeeper, during a match in the second division of Algerian football.
Mouloudia Saida wrote on its Facebook page: The death of Mouloudia Saida captain Sofiane Locar at Habib Bouakl Stadium (Oran) after a heart attack during the match against Oran Association. And a video was published of the player receiving first aid outside the field and taking him in an ambulance to the hospital.
Locar collided with his goalkeeper in the 26th minute of the first half of the match, so he received first aid to return to play before falling on the field in the 35th minute to be taken to the hospital, according to the Algerian News Agency.
Al Arabi Club Morsli coach said: Locar fell in a normal way and we were under shock, he was in good health and he is qualified by the association with a medical file. Happy MC’s page was also quoted.