reassuring news for Evan Ndicka, Franco-Ivorian defender of AS Rome, after his discomfort in the middle of a match

The Serie A match between Udinese and AS Roma was interrupted after the player’s illness, who remains under observation in hospital.

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AS Roma defender Evan Ndicka, August 6, 2023. (CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP)

The big scare is over for the Franco-Ivorian defender of AS Rome. “Evan Ndicka is feeling better and in good spirits. He will remain under observation for examinations at the hospital”reassured the Italian club on the social network .

The Roman medical staff intervened quickly on the pitch and the emergency services joined them, equipped with a defibrillator. In the evening, the captain of AS Roma, Lorenzo Pellegrini, and the coach, Daniele De Rossi, visited the player trained at AJ Auxerre, who joined the Roman squad last summer, after five seasons spent at Eintracht Frankfurt.

Ndicka, 24, complained of severe pain in his heart. According to images from broadcaster DAZN, he always remained conscious, and during his evacuation on a stretcher, he gave a reassuring thumbs up. According to Gazzetta dello Sport, he would not have suffered a heart attack. Additional tests will be carried out.

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