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Ivory Coast’s Ndicka collapses during Serie A game

‘It was a moment of real fear’- Udinese director recounts Ndicka collapse ordeal

Udinese director general Franco Collavino has described Evan Ndicka and his collapse on the pitch in Sunday’s Serie A game with Roma as a “moment of real apprehension”. The 24-year-old Ivorian defender fell to the ground in the 72nd minute clutching his chest in pain and complaining of breathing difficulties. It required urgent medical attention and he was taken off a stretcher with the referee calling...

Ivory Coast’s Ndicka collapses during Serie A game

Ivory Coast’s Ndicka collapses during Serie A game

Ivory Coast defender Evan Ndicka was rushed to the hospital after collapsing during a Serie A match between Roma and Udinese on Sunday. Ndicka fell on the pitch without contact in the 72nd minute, with the encounter tied at 1-1 in the Bluenergy Stadium. The match was suspended after the centre-back was stetchered off by medical personnel even though he regained consciousness. Ndicka has played the...

Osimhen scores 13th Serie A goal in Napoli draw

Osimhen scores 13th Serie A goal in Napoli draw

Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen scored his 13th Serie A goal of the season in Napoli's 2-2 draw against Frosinone on Sunday. The 2023 African Footballer of the Year finished off an assist from Khvicha Kvaratskhelia in the 63rd to restore Napoli's lead after Matteo Politano's opener was cancelled. Osimhen was in action for the entire 90 minutes and the effort took his contribution to 15 goals...

Obafemi Martins: From Serie A goal poacher to owning Italian nightclub in Nigeria

Obafemi Martins: From Serie A goal poacher to owning Italian nightclub in Nigeria

Former Nigeria striker Obafemi Martins enjoyed an illustrious football career in Italy where he played for Reggiana and Inter Milan. Martins started his career in Nigeria before his European adventure started in Italy in 2000 and he went on to play in England, Germany, Russia, Spain, United States of America and China. The Nigerian was at a time ranked as the fifth-highest paid player in Major...