Tragically, another young athlete has died suddenly on the playing surface.
An Algerian football player named Ben Idir Mehenni passed away after collapsing during a match.
Mehenni reportedly began to feel unwell shortly before the end of the match and collapsed minutes later.
The tragedy occurred on Tuesday, January 24th, 2023, during his team’s match against MC Rouiba.
The contest was part of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament hosted by Algeria.
BREAKING IN ALGERIA: Another Athlete has dropped dead.
A Footballer named Ben Idir Mehenni #diedsuddenly of a heart attack on the field.
The player complained of feeling unwell a few minutes before the end of the match, minutes later collapsing to his death. 💉 pic.twitter.com/bgn0mmvaIk
— DiedSuddenly (@DiedSuddenly_) January 28, 2023
Africa Top Sports reported:
Algerian football is in mourning. The player…