Player dies during practice

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updated: August 31, 2007 16:51 IST
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Beersheba, Israel:

A Hapoel Beersheba soccer player died minutes after collapsing during a practice session on Wednesday.

Chaswe Nsofwa formerly played for Zambia's national team. Rescue workers tried to restart his heart for several minutes on the field before taking him to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.