Latest update as Super Eagles’ defender, Valentine Ozornwafor loses consciousness twice on pitch


Belgium club, RSC Charleroi, have provided the latest update on Valentine Ozornwafor after the Super Eagles’ defender lost consciousness twice on the pitch.

Ozornwafor lost consciousness twice on the pitch during Charleroi’s 3-0 loss to Royale Union Saint Gilloise (RUSG) on Saturday night.

The 22-year-old had to be stretchered off the pitch in the 46th minute after he took a hit in the face from RUSG striker, Dante Vanzeir.

The centre-back fell down on the turf with his hands on his face for a few minutes before he was substituted, while Vanzeir was rightly sent off by the referee.

Providing an update on Ozornwafor, Charleroi, in a tweet via their Twitter handle at the weekend, said that everything is fine with the defender, but he is to remain under observation.

“The first news about our defender Valentine Ozornwafor is reassuring. After losing consciousness twice in the field, he is now conscious and will remain under observation, according to the concussion protocol,” Charleroi posted on Twitter.

Ozornwafor is currently on loan at Charleroi from Turkish club, Galatasaray.


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