Horrified! Seconds Napoli striker Head Injury and Fainting on the Field


Suara.com – Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen was unconscious on the field after colliding with Atalanta defender Cristian Romero in the 23rd match of the Italian League, Monday (22/2/2021) early morning Western Indonesian Time.

Napoli as the visitors must be defeated 2-4 from Atalanta in the match which took place at the Gewiss Stadium, Bergamo. Duvan Zapata, Robin Gosens, Luis Muriel and Cristian Romero scored four La Dea goals, while Partenopei was only able to reply through Piotr Zielinski and Gosens’s own goal.

Towards the end of the match, an incident involving Osimhen occurred in the 90th minute. The Nigerian forward collapsed after hitting his head on the ground after his duel with Romero.

The medical staff immediately ran into the middle of the field when Oshimen was unconscious. He was put in an ambulance and immediately taken to the Papa Giovanni XXIII hospital in Bergamo.

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Napoli confirmed that Victor Osimhen has suffered head trauma. The 22-year-old is reported to be conscious but has not been able to leave the hospital for further tests.

“Victor Osimhen, following the injury to the head trauma he suffered in the dying minutes of Atalanta-Napoli, underwent a negative test,” a statement on the club website read. Goal, Monday (2/2/2021).

“The player will remain in Bergamo until tomorrow under the clinical observation of health manager Raffaele Canonico.”

Osimhen’s debut season with the Partenopei has been ravaged by a series of injuries, suspensions and coronavirus infections. Since being brought in from Lille for a fee of 80 million euros, the striker has only played 16 times for Napoli in all competitions.

It is not yet known how long Osimhen will be out of action. But he is expected to miss the second leg of the last 32 when Napoli host Granada at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium on Friday (26/2/2021) WIB.

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