Cameroon Midfielder Dies After Collapsing on Pitch
His club was leading 3-2 when he slumped just seven minutes after coming in as a substitute. According to Floreasca hospital in Bucharest where he was rushed to, doctors tried for an hour to resuscitate the 26-year-old Cameroon midfielder but failed. As at press time, the cause of his death is still unknown with some sources citing a possible heart attack.
A statement on Dinamo’s official Facebook page on Friday evening said: ‘Dinamo tonight lost footballer Claude Patrick Ekeng Ekeng forever. On behalf of all of Dinamo, sincere condolences to the bereaved family. God rest his soul.’