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Fabrice N'Sakala

Football

Turkey

22 August 2021

Age:

31

Vaccination Status: 
Unknown

Recovered from breathing issues

Beşiktaş' N'Sakala feels 'much better' after mid-game collapse

N'Sakala suddenly collapsed on the pitch during the league match against Gaziante. Medical staff rushed to intervene, and the player was carried away by ambulance. Beşiktaş previously said on Twitter that N'Sakala was "conscious" and taken to a hospital as a precaution.

In a separate tweet, Beşiktaş shared a photo of N'Sakala in the hospital with several electrode pads on his torso. He used the "thumbs up” gesture to signal that he was doing well. "I could not breathe for some minutes, and then I just fell, but now I feel better.