Tragedy in Albania. Football player Raphael Dwamena collapsed during the match. He died shortly later in hospital
Tragic events occurred in the Albanian league. During the match between Egnatia and Partizani in the local league, the hosts’ striker Raphael Dwamena died. The player fainted in the 24th minute. His life could not be saved. He died in a nearby hospital.
Tragic scenes occurred in the Albanian top league. The hosts’ striker Raphael Dwamena died in the match between Egnatia and Partizani. The player fainted in the 24th minute. He was given immediate help, an ambulance arrived on the pitch, he was taken to a local hospital, but he could not be saved.
The death was announced shortly later. The 24-year-old joined KF Egnatia in January this year. He moved from the Swiss league. Years ago, he was the star of the Swiss FC Zürich. It was associated with a move to the Islands.
Dwaemena, who came to Europe in 2014 and has, among others, appearances in Austria Lustenau, FC Zurich, Real Zaragoza, he played nine times for the Ghana national team, and this season he was the leader of the Albanian league scorers with nine goals, he already had heart problems.
He once had a heart attack and returned to the field after having a defibrillator implanted. Local media recalled that The Ghanaian had already fainted twice on the pitch – in Linz and Zaragoza. However, there was also information that in 2018 he decided to remove the defibrillator because he believed that the device caused discomfort.
The Albanian Football Federation, which also confirmed the player’s death, canceled all matches scheduled in the country for this weekend. (PAP/own study)