Ghana striker Boakye-Yiadom collapses during Serie B game in Italy


Ghanaian forward Richmond Boakye-Yiadom has been rushed to hospital after collapsing on the pitch while playing for Latina in the Italian Serie B on Saturday.

On-alert ambulance service picked up the 23-year-old and rushed him to the nearest to hospital in Citadel. checks confirm the striker was revived on his way to the hospital and preliminary scan results show the former Juventus player could have a spine problem.

The former Elche CF striker started the game along with his Ghanaian compatriot Maxwell Boadu Acosty but his afternoon ended on a bad note in the 22nd minute when he collided with an opposition player and passed out.

Latina is expected to reveal further details about the status of the player tomorrow.

Though initial CAT scan shows the player might have suffered a head trauma.

Latina suffered a 2-1 loss in the game.

Source: Ghanasoccernet

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