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Here is what and how Ghanaian footballer Raphael Dwamena died

The football world has been overcome with shock and grief after Ghanaian footballer Raphael Dwamena collapsed and died during a football game between his club, Egnatia and Partizani in the Albanian Super League.

Raphael Dwamena who was 29 years old was the leading goal scorer in the Albanian league with 9 goals in 8 games. He collapsed in the 24th minute by himself. And despite attempts by fellow players and the medical staff of all teams, it wasn’t possible to resuscitate him.

He eventually passed away from heart failure condition that he’s been suffering from for quite long. The Ghanaian played for clubs such as Real Zaragoza and Levante in Spain.

Besides, he also had stints in countries such as Switzerland and Denmark. He also represented the Ghanaian national team, the Black Stars.

His former clubs, fans and footballers have poured out heartfelt condolences to the footballer’s family. Apparently he had been diagnosed with this heart condition and knew that he had it all along.

But despite his love for playing football, he persisted and continued to play and died in action. Other footballers who have died while playing football include, Cameroonian Marc Vivien Foe in 2003 against France.

The likes of Sergio Kun Aguero, Christian Eriksen and Fabrice Muamba have had conditions that nearly cost their lives. Muamba and Aguero quit football prematurely while Eriksen is still playing for Manchester United and the Danish national team.

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