AS Roma: Evan Ndicka leaves hospital with no “cardiac pathology – Football

After collapsing on the Udinese pitch, Evan Ndicka has just left hospital without any cardiac pathology, announces AS Roma. Despite a few additional tests to be carried out in the coming days, the 24-year-old Ivorian international will be able to return to competition shortly.


The whole of Italy held its breath in the 70th minute after Evan Ndicka collapsed on the pitch at Bluenergy Stadium, holding his chest and complaining of severe heart pain. Fearing the worst, the players quickly alerted the emergency services, who rushed to the scene with a defibrillator.

He was quickly evacuated to hospital. In a gloomy atmosphere and at the request of Roma coach Daniele De Rossi, the referee decided to stop the match, which pitted Udinese against Roma (1-1) for the 32nd matchday. A few hours later, AS Roma posted a picture of the Ivorian international on their social networks, smiling to reassure everyone that he was feeling better. However, tests were being carried out to determine whether a heart problem was to be feared.

AS Roma announced on Monday April 15 that the African champion had left hospital without suffering from “any cardiac pathology”. The Italian club added: The first and second level cardiological examinations that were carried out did not reveal any cardiac pathology,” Roma said in its statement.

“In the light of the latest examinations carried out on Monday morning, the clinical picture is compatible with thoracic trauma with minimal left pneumothorax”.The medical department has authorized him to return, but further examinations will be carried out later in Rome”.

More fear than harm for Evan Ndicka, who can rest and return to competition soon.Why not be back on the pitch to finish off the match against Udinese?

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