Latest news indicate that Cameroonian striker, Albert Ebosse, has died after being hit in the head by an object thrown from the stands during an Algerian league game. According to a statement made public by JS Kabiye, the late player’s club, the 24-year-old was fatally struck by a projectile at the end of the club’s meeting with USM Alger in Tizi Ouzou. Ebosse The statement stated that the Ministry of Interior and Local Government has ordered an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Albert Ebosse. It was gathered that the late Ebosse succumbed to a head injury after being hit in the head at the end of the meeting with USM Alger. Ebosse was declared dead after he was rushed to a hospital at Tizi Ouzou, east of the capital Algiers, where the match took place. Ebosse had scored Kabylie’s goal in a match that finished as a 2-1 home defeat to USM Alger. USM Alger also published a statement on their own club website after learning that the Cameroonian striker had passed on. “JS Kabylie’s Cameroonian striker has lost his life after being hit in the head by something launched from the stands. “This terrible news is saddening for football in our nation and in Cameroon and arrives like a bombshell just hours after the meeting with USM Alger which was played (on Saturday) in Tizi Ouzou. “In these painful circumstances, USM Alger and its members send their deepest condolences to the family of the deceased and to JS Kabylie. May Albert Ebosse rest in peace.” The late Ebosse played for Coton Sport FC, Unisport Bafang and Douala AC in his homeland before moving to Malaysian club Perak FA in 2012. He signed for JS Kabylie in July 2013.