By Seli Baisie
Ghanaian forward Raphael Dwamena, 28, has died after suffering a cardiac arrest during a football match in Albania.
Dwamena collapsed while playing for Egnatia, and despite swift medical attention and efforts to revive him, he did not regain consciousness.
The Albanian FA has officially confirmed the devastating news, marking a somber moment for the football community.
Dwamena, known for his contributions to the Black Stars, had made nine appearances and scored two goals for the national team.
Dwamena’s football career suffered setbacks
Dwamena’s career faced significant challenges after he was first diagnosed with a heart problem in 2017.
Despite enduring setbacks, including collapsing in two separate games during his time in Austria, the resilient forward continued to pursue his passion for the sport.
Today’s tragic incident, however, has brought a premature end to his promising career.
The football world mourns the loss of a talent whose journey was marked by resilience and determination.
As the news of Raphael Dwamena’s passing reverberates, tributes pour in from fans, fellow players, and football authorities.