An Algerian football player tragically died during a match on Tuesday, January 24, 2023.

Ben Idir Mehenni , football player playing at US Oued Amizour, he died suddenly during a football match for his club, against MC Rouiba. The tragedy occurred on Tuesday at the Reghaia stadium.

Victim of an illness, the player collapsed on the lawn a few minutes before the end of the match. Evacuated to hospital, he did not survive, his club said, according to several media.

A bad news that strikes Algeria in the middle of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) of football.