Former Burkina Faso international Ben Idrissa Derme on Monday died during a French Cup tie involving his team, amateur side AJ Biguglia.

The 34-year-old suffered a heart attack early in the second half of the third-round tie while playing for the French sixth-division side.

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The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the available medical services personnel treated him on the pitch but were unable to revive him.

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Derme had been capped four times by Burkina Faso and had played in the French lower leagues and in Moldova, as well as in Burkina Faso.

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