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Ex-Ghana striker Raphael Dwamena dies after collapsing mid-game

Ex-Ghana striker Raphael Dwamena dies after collapsing mid-game

Former Ghana striker Raphael Dwamena has died after collapsing Saturday throughout an Albanian Super League soccer match.

The Albanian Football Federation confirmed the demise of the 28-year-old Dwamena.

Footage on social media appeared to indicate the participant by himself and falling over on the sector within the twenty fourth minute of the match between Dwamena’s Egnatia and Partizani.

Other gamers rushed over and, regardless of speedy medical intervention, the federation stated “the player unfortunately passed away.”

The recreation was halted at 1-1 with no additional play.

Dwamena, this season’s high scorer with 9 objectives within the Albanian Super League, made eight appearances for Ghana and scored twice.

“The Ghana Football Association is sad to hear of the death of our former player Raphael Dwamena and wish to express our deepest condolences to his family at this difficult moment,” it stated in an announcement.

No particulars over a doable trigger got by the Albanian federation however native media studies centered on the participant’s earlier coronary heart issues, together with one recreation in 2021 with Austria’s Blau-Veis Linz when he was hospitalized with coronary heart issues.

Dwamena’s profession additionally included stints in Spain, Denmark and Switzerland.

The Brazilian coach of the Albanian nationwide group, Sylvinho, stated on social media: “Rest in peace. Condolences to family and friends.”

Spanish golf equipment Levante and Zaragoza expressed condolences over the demise of their former participant.

Dwamena signed for Levante in 2018 and performed one season earlier than being loaned out to Zaragoza, the place he performed in 2019-20.

“Our thoughts are with his family and his loved ones in these difficult moments. His legacy in our club will last forever,” Levante stated on X, the social media platform previously know as Twitter.

Zaragoza stated on X: “We are devastated by the sad news of the passing of our former player Raphael Dwamena. You will always be in the memory of Zaragoza’s fans. Rest in peace.”

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