Black Stars striker Raphael Dwamena tragically dies after collapsing on the field in Albania.


Tragic news has emerged from Albania, as Ghanaian forward Raphael Dwamena has passed away after collapsing on the field during a match.

The 28-year-old Black Stars striker was playing for Albanian club FC Egnatia Rrogozhinë
when the tragic incident occurred.

Dwamena collapsed again on the field in the 23rd minute of the first half of the round 13 match between Egnatia and Partizani which was being played for the Albanian First Tier National Football Super League also known as “Abissnet Superiore”. He suffered a cardiac arrest and died on the way to Kavajë Hospital.

Dwamena began his professional career with Red Bull Salzburg in Austria and went on to play for various clubs in Switzerland and Spain before making the move to Vllaznia Shkodër earlier this year. He also represented the Ghana national team, earning ten caps and scoring two goals for the Black Stars.

The news of Dwamena’s passing has led to an outpouring of grief and tributes from the football community, with many of his former teammates, clubs, and fans expressing their shock and sadness at the loss of a talented and promising young player.

The sports world has once again been reminded of the unpredictable and devastating nature of sudden medical emergencies on the field, and the need for greater awareness and preparedness in addressing such situations.

As the footballing community mourns the loss of Raphael Dwamena, his memory and legacy will undoubtedly live on, and he will be remembered for his talent, dedication, and the joy he brought to the game.


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