Just recently, a video of a professional Ghana football player named Raphael Dwamena, collapsing mid-match after suffering a cardiac arrest has gone viral across social media, find out more about his death
Unsurprisingly, the tragic incident has sent shockwaves across the whole football community in Ghana.
Video of Raphael Dwamena suffering a cardiac arrest during match before his death goes viral on Twitter
This View of Raphael Dwamena is heartbreaking 😭
— TWO TERTY (@TwoTerty_) November 11, 2023
Raphael Dwamena’s final moments in the game today in Albania League.
RIP to him pic.twitter.com/5rWgiZMIIc
— Saddick Adams (@SaddickAdams) November 11, 2023
Let's take a moment to express our condolences to Raphael Dwamena.
He decided to play the beautiful game over anything🕊️ even though he knew. 😭
— Kara (@UTDKara) November 13, 2023
Dwamena reportedly played as a striker for Albanian club KF Egnatia in the Albanian football league.
Video of Raphael Dwamena collapsing goes viral
A video showing a 28-year-old professional footballer named Raphael Dwamena collapsing on the football field has gone viral across social media. Dwamena collapsed amidst an ongoing match before eventually dying from a cardiac arrest. The whole incident was caught on camera as broadcasters were televising the match. The video has since gone viral across social media as viewers watch the incident in shock.
The tragic incident took place on Saturday, November 11, 2023, during a league match between KF Egnatia and Partizani. According to reports, Dwamena suffered a cardiac arrest before he passed away while officials took him to the hospital. Based on the video and footage of the match, the now-deceased player collapsed around the 24th minute of the match.
The Ghana Football Association issues statement
Following the tragic and shocking incident surrounding Raphael Dwamena, the Ghana Football Association issued a statement, which read:
The Ghana Football Association is sad to hear of the death of our former player Raphael Dwamena and wish to express our deepest condolences to his family at this difficult moment,” said the association in a statement.”
Raphael Dwamena brief bio
Raphael Dwamena was a 28-year-old professional footballer who was born on September 2, 1995, in Nkawkaw, Ghana. He was playing as a striker in the Albanian football league for KF Egnatia. According to reports, Dwamena played as a striker, and he was this season’s top scorer in the Albanian league. He topped the scoring charts in the league with nine goals to his name. Moreover, he had made eight appearances for Ghana in international matches and even managed to score twice across those eight matches.