-Ghanaian footballer suffered a concussion and collapsed on the pitch in a cup match
-The young player was involved in an aerial clash with an opponent
-He was rushed to the hospital where he was immediately attended to
24-year old Ghanaian international who plays football in Serbia for Red Star Belgrade hit his head on the ground after a mistimed aerial challenge and collapsed as a result in a match against Dinamo.
In a video that has since been uploaded on the internet, the 24-year old footballer appeared to have missed his footing and after sprinting into the air to head away the ball from his part of the pitch.
He missed the challenge as he went crushing into his opposite number and hit his head ‘dangerously’ onto the pitch on his way down.
The impact was instantly felt as members of the medical staff quickly sprang into action and raced onto the pitch to assist the player.
Some team members of the player and even players from the opposing team rushed to the side of the player to assist him with immediate help as some members on each team’s bench watched on in horror.
Some of his teammates on the bench realized he had hit his head on the football pitch after the challenge and waited in anxiety what the player’s fate would be.
Within minutes, the technical and medical team had stretched the play off the field and whisked him away in an ambulance to receive medical attention at a nearby health facility.
According to team reports, preliminary checks from the hospital indicated that the Ghanaian footballer had suffered a concussion.
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