Who was Sofiane Lokar? Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Heart Attack, Death

Sofiane Lokar Bio/Wiki

Sofiane Lokar, an Algerian footballer, died after suffering a heart attack on the pitch while playing on Christmas Day.

He fell while playing for Mouloudia Saida in Algeria’s second tier.

Age

He was 30 years old.

Was Sofiane Lokar Married?

Lokar, the captain of Mouloudia Saida, is rumored to have just married. But not much is known about his wife.

How Did Sofiane Lokar Die?

Lokar was hurt in the 26th minute of a match against ASM Oran, according to Turkish site Super Haber, after colliding with his own goalie.

Lokar’s injury was treated and he was cleared to return to the game.

Lokar, though, dropped to the ground nine minutes later, in the 35th minute.

 

Paramedics arrived on the scene, but despite their best attempts, he was unable to be saved and died. Lokar’s first injury, according to reports, was to his head, but he was cleared to continue until disaster struck.

Tributes

As Algerian football mourns the tragic loss of life, tributes poured in on social media.

Lokar is the second player to pass away tragically in recent days, shaking the world of football once more.

GTV SPORTS+ wrote, “Algerian 🇩🇿 footballer Sofiane Lokar (30) PASSED AWAY this afternoon during a league match between Mouloudia Saida and ASM Oran in the second-tier.”

“Lokar collapsed during the game but all attempts by the medics failed to save him.”

Twitter user djilomar78 wrote, “Lokar Sofiane, 28 yr age soccer player in Algerian league, had yesterday a heart attack during playing and collapsed on the pitch, unfortunately he died .. #RIP”

Struggling Athletes wrote, “Algerian professional football player Sofiane Lokar (30) died after suffering a heart attack during a match.”

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