Omani international Mukhaled Al-Raqadi has died after collapsing while warming up for a top domestic match.
The Muscat defender is said to have suffered a heart attack before his team’s Omantel league clash with Suwaiq.
The 29-year-old was taken to hospital by ambulance but sadly died following the incident on Wednesday.
Muscat broke the news of Al-Raqadi’s death through a message on Twitter.
Who said: “With faithful hearts accepting the will of God, the board of directors of the Muscat sports club and all its affiliates offer their sincere condolences to the family of Al-Raqadi.
“We ask God to have mercy on him. To God we belong and to God we will return. ”