Update on Charleroi Nigerian Player that Collapse in Pitch

Belgian club, Sporting Charleroi has provided updates on the health situation of Nigerian defender Valentine Ozornwafor who plays for them. The defender became unconscious twice during a league game over the weekend and was taken to the hospital. During a league game against Royale Union Saint Gilloise (RUSG) on Saturday, February 19, Ozornwafor caused a huge scare when he collapsed twice on the pitch and lost consciousness.

Charleroi Nigerian Defender Valentine Ozornwafor is Stable and Fine Now

In the 46th of the game the former Enyimba player, was hit in the face by Royal Union’s striker Dante Vanzeir in a challenge that saw him fall facedown losing consciousness in the process and stretchered off the pitch. The Belgian club in a tweet, provided an update on the health of the central defender, saying there is no longer cause for alarm.

Update On Charleroi Nigerian Player That Collapse In Pitch

The Belgian club said that everything is under control as the player is now conscious, stable and under observation. The club statement says: “The first news about our defender Valentine Ozornwafor is reassuring. After losing consciousness twice in the field, he is now conscious and will remain under observation, according to the concussion protocol.”

22-year-old Ozornwanfor joined Charleroi on loan from Turkish club, Galatasary, having previously also featured on loan at the Spanish club, Almeria.

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