Tragic News: Algeria Midfielder Bilal Ben Hamouda Has Died After A Fatal Car Crash.

The Algerian Football Association has announced the death of Algerian soccer player Bilal Bin Hamouda on Friday.

Ben Hamouda died on Thursday evening in a car accident. He was crushed to death while on his way home after playing for Algeria in a friendly game against Congo in which he scored the third goal, in the 3-0 victory.

Bin Hamouda lost control and smashed into a pole, and his car reportedly caught fire.

He was born in Hadjout, Tipasa Province. His father Ali is a sports teacher and football coach and his older brother is also a football player.

The Algerian attacking midfielder and last played for USM Alger in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1.

The 24-year-old is one of the most prominent players in the Federation and the National Championship during the past few years.

Fans and football clubs have paid tributes following the tragic news, Algerian soccer clubs also posted condolences messages fro the ill-fated player;

USM Alger wrote on Twitter: "The Capital Union administration extends sincere condolences to the Bin Hamouda family following his tragic death of their son Bilal. The administration asked Allah Almighty to bless the deceased with his mercy, place him in paradise and grant his family patience and solace." 

JS Kabylie said on Facebook, “The management of the JSK, very saddened by the tragic death of Belal Bin Hamouda, presents its sincere condolences to the family of the deceased as well as to the entire family of the USMA, assuring them of its deep compassion.

May the Almighty and Merciful God grant the deceased his holy mercy and welcome him to his vast paradise. To God we belong and to him we return.”

CR Belouizdad wrote on Facebook, “With great sadness and sorrow, the Belouizdad youth administration received the news of the death of the player of the Union of the Capital and the national team, Bilal bin Hamouda, who passed away following a tragic traffic accident.  

The official account of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) also posted on Twitter;

"We send our condolences to the fans and family of Algeria’s Billel Benhammouda".


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