An amateur footballer dies in the middle of a match

Strong emotion among football fans in the Sarthe. A footballer from the club of the commune of Mayet, south of Le Mans, died in the middle of a match on Sunday afternoon. The tragedy occurred around 4:30 p.m., in Coulongé, 25 km from La Flèche, in the south of the department.

The District Third Division game had started at 3 p.m. and, as the final whistle approached, a player from the Vigilant Football Mayet24, collapsed unconscious, reports Free Maine.

The emergency services intervened quickly, a defibrillator was used, but the young man could not be resuscitated. The cause of death is not known at this time.

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