Camerounian midfielder Patrick Ekeng has died in the hospital at age 26 after collapsing on the field on Friday.
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A hospital spokesperson and the club doctor of Dinamo Bucharest confirmed the midfielder’s death.
Whilst local media stated that Ekeng suffered a heart attack, the Romanian media said Ekeng collapsed seven minutes after being introduced into the game against FC Viitorul as a substitute.
Ekeng who is survived by his wife was transported to a hospital located close to the Stadionul Dinamo in an ambulance.
The defensive midfielder had represented Cameroun on seven occasions.