Nigerian striker , Taiwo Awoniyi hospitalized after suffering concussion
Nigerian striker, Taiwo Awoniyi has been hospitalized after he suffered a concussion during a match between his club, Mainz and Augsburg on Sunday.
Awoniyi who is on loan from Liverpool, was motionless for some moments after he landed badly following a collision with Augsburg’s Felix Uduokhai in the first half of the German Bundesliga encounter.
The former U-17 World Cup winner was stretchered off the pitch with his neck in a brace after receiving medical treatment on the field.
According to a statement from the club, Awoniyi, 22, has been hospitalized and is in a stable condition.
“Our striker Taiwo Awoniyi suffered a concussion in his collision with
Augsburg’s Felix Uduokhai and is spending the night in hospital as a precautionary measure,” the club tweeted. “Get well soon, Taiwo!”