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Burkina Faso’s Ben Idrissa Derme dies during a football match

Ben Idrissa Derme
34-year-old Burkina Faso defender Ben Idrissa Derme has died during a football match in France.

Former Burkina Faso international Ben Idrissa Derme died during a French Cup match for sixth-division outfit AJ Biguglia.

The defender suffered a heart attack in the second half in the third-round tie for his side.

Medical staff were unfortunately unable to revive him after rushing onto the pitch.

Derme was capped four times for his country and played for CA Bastia and Moldova’s Sheriff Tiraspol among other clubs.

Operations and Business Development Manager of KingFut. Degree in Pharmacy and Biotechnology from the German University in Cairo. Manchester United fan.

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