29-year-old footballer Muhalad al-Rukadi from Omani club Muscat died during a warm-up before the match against Al-Suwaik club.
The Times of Oman reports.
According to press reports, the young athlete had a heart attack. He was taken to the hospital, but the doctors were unable to help him.
The match, in which al-Rukadi was supposed to participate, was canceled. The rest of the matches that day began with a minute of silence.