In a statement published this Friday, the Algerian Football Federation announced the death of its international A ‘Billel Benhamouda (24 years old) following a serious car accident. The USM Algiers field was convened with the local selection for the 4 Nations friendly tournament (with Niger, Senegal and the Democratic Republic of Congo), canceled following this departure.
“It is with sadness and compassion that the Fédération Algérienne de Football and the local Algerian selection have learned of the death of player Billel Benhamouda following the accident that occurred on Thursday night. At the announcement of this sad news, (…) all the members of the FAF wish to address their sincere condolences to the family of the deceased ”can be read in the notice of the moment.
• تعازي الفاف | وفاة لاعب المنتخب الوني المحلي بلال بن حمودة. pic.twitter.com/fViDAkt1zZ
– Football Algeria Team (@LesVerts) June 10, 2022