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Algerian footballer dies of heart attack in a match

Sofiane Louker, an Algerian footballer, died of a heart attack after colliding with his goalkeeper in a second division match in Oran on Saturday, December 25th, 2021, according to a local news agency.
The 28-year-old Louker, from Mouloudia Saida, was injured after colliding with his goalkeeper midway through the first half of their league two (2) tmatch at ASM Oran, according to the APS agency. Algerian footballer dies of a heart attack in a match.

After receiving treatment, he returned to play for ten (10) minutes before collapsing, according to the news agency.

Louker was taken to the hospital but died of a heart attack en route, according to APS. When the news of his death reached the two sides, they decided to call off the match.

Source: Reuters

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Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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