Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Ghanaian international footballer (Raphael Dwamena) dies at the age 28 after collapsing on a match day game on a pitch

“Raphael Dwamena” is Ghanaian international footballer
who played for the Ghana national football team, Raphael Dwamena was born in the year 12 September 1995 at Nkawkaw-Kwahu, Ghana who’s Height was 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)Position(s)Forward.

“Dwamena” played fo this team’s
Kavajë, Albania career2011–2014Red Bull Ghana2014Red Bull Salzburg 2014–2016Red Bull Salzburg0(0)2014–2016→ Liefering (loan)27(6)2016–2017Austria Lustenau20(18)2017–2018Zürich51(21)2018–2020Levante12(0)2019–2020→ Zaragoza (loan)9(2)2020Vejle BK5(2)2021–2022Blau-Weiß Linz3(0)2022BSC Old Boys11(8)2023Egnatia Rrogozhinë28(20)Total166(77)International career2017–2018Ghana9(2

Raphael Dwamena died at the age of 28 after collapsing during a match, the Ghana Football Association announced.

“Our thoughts are with the family of Raphael Dwamena at this difficult time,” the association said in a statement.

“Raphael represented Ghana wholeheartedly and paid his dues to the country until his unfortunate passing. We will forever miss him for his dedication to the National Coarse.”

Rest In Peace Raphael.”

While no official details have been released on Dwamena’s death, video appears to show him collapsing on Saturday in the 24th minute of an Albanian top division match between Dwamena’s team KF Egnatia and Partizani.

Video footage posted to X, formerly Twitter, shows Dwamena collapsing on the pitch, before players from both teams rushed to his side. He was then attended to by medical personnel as an ambulance was brought onto the pitch.

Dwamena previously collapsed in October 2017 during a match between his then team Blau-Weiß Linz and Hartberg in the Austrian Cup, but recovered and returned to action

Levante, one of Dwamena’s former teams, paid tribute to the forward.

“On behalf of Levante, we would like to express our sincere condolences for the death of our former player, Raphael Dwamena,” the club said in a statement

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