Sad! Patrick Ekeng dies after collapsing on field

Sad! Patrick Ekeng dies after collapsing on field

Camerounian midfielder Patrick Ekeng has died in the hospital at age 26 after collapsing on the field on Friday. 

Sad! Patrick Ekeng dies after collapsing on field

Patrick Ekeng collapsed on field and died later in hospital

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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.

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The defensive midfielder had represented Cameroun on seven occasions.

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