Former Norwegian footballer Mounir Hamoud has died at the age of 39. According to the Norwegian The NFF Football Federation and its former club Strömsgodset suffered cardiac arrest on Monday. A representative of the association explained that it was unreal that an excellent and healthy colleague would be taken away from you so suddenly. His death is a shock for the entire football family. On Monday, Hamoud wanted to take up a new position as a player developer at Strömsgodset.

Former Norwegian footballer Hamoud dies at 39

Hamoud, born in Morocco, played for a long time for the Norwegian first division clubs Bodö/Glimt and Strömsgodset. The defender became champion with Strömsgodset in 2013. He also played several international matches with the youth teams of the Scandinavian country up to the U21 category.

Although he did not play a single game for the senior team, he was on the substitutes' bench for the first and only time in Norway's surprising 1-0 victory against Germany in Düsseldorf in 2009. In 2019 he ended his playing career.

Hamoud most recently worked for the association as district director for player development in Buskerud province for the past four years. In addition to his wife Monika, he also leaves behind five children.