STRIKER NATHANIEL ASAMOAH IN STABLE
Kumasi Asante Kotoko striker, Nathaniel
Asamoah sustained a close head injury during Sunday, 30th
October, 2011 Premier League game between the club and
Kpando-based Heart of Lions at the Baba Yara Stadium.
The injury occurred after the player landed
on the pitch at the occipital region of the skull after
colliding with Lions’ goalkeeper, Nana Bonsu.
There was a brief loss of consciousness for
about five seconds after which the player gained consciousness.
The player subsequently complained of
dizziness and the medical doctor of the club Dr Kwaku Boateng,
after neurological assessment of the player on the pitch, called
in for the ambulance and the player was stretched off the pitch
into the ambulance in cervical collar to the Komfo Anokye
Teaching Hospital for a CT scan. CT scan results did not show
any structural damage to the brain; however the player will be
under strict observation for about a week in order to make sure
there is no post concussion syndrome.
Currently, the player is stable and there
is no cause for alarm for now. The medical department of the
club under the able leadership of Dr Kwaku Boateng is very
grateful to everybody for their support especially the medical
staff from the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital and St John
Ambulance who were on duty during the match.
The medical Department is also grateful to
the management of the club for their support.
Compiled by Club Doctor, DR. Kwaku Boateng.
Listowell Yesu Bukarson,
Public and Supporters Relations Manager.