The Sudanese Al-Merreikh Football Club announced today, Saturday, the death of the reserve team player, Ahmed Abdel Salam, nicknamed “The Tunisian”, after he was shot with a birdshot from the bottom of his house.
Al-Merikh stated in an official statement today that its player died yesterday evening, Friday, after being hit by a “projected feather.”
Al-Merikh stated in the statement, “With great sadness and sorrow, the president of Al-Merikh club, members of the board of directors, the Sunni stages sector, and the fans of the club mourn the player of the reserve team, Ahmed Abdel Salam, “the Tunisian”, who answered the call of his Lord on Friday, after he was injured with a projectile feather.
And the statement added, “As we mourn him, we send our deepest condolences to his small family and the sports family, asking the Lord Almighty to accept him with the two friends and martyrs, and to inspire his family with patience and good condolences. We belong to God and to Him we shall return.”
It is noteworthy that football activity stopped in Sudan due to armed clashes between the Sudanese army forces led by Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan and the Rapid Support Forces led by Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo (Hamidti).