Another young soccer star suffered a heart attack during a game this weekend.
Qatar – 32-year-old Ousmane Coulibaly collapsed during Saturday’s Al Wakra Club match against Al Rayyan after suffering a heart attack.
He was rushed to the hospital for treatment.
Qatar Stars League said in a statement that Coulibaly’s condition is stable.
During the 2021-2022 season QNB Stars League match between Al Rayyan and Al Wakrah at the Al Gharafa Stadium on Saturday, Al Wakrah player Ousmane Coulibaly suffered a heart attack which required the intervention of medical and ambulance staff present at the venue. It may be noted that the player is currently receiving necessary medical care and attention.
The Qatar Stars League wishes the player a fast recovery, and we would like to thank the medical staff of both teams, paramedics and doctors for their great efforts during such events.
Regarding the status of the match, it was agreed to end it and complete the remaining time later starting with the score when it was stopped (1-0 in favour of Al Rayyan).
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25-year-old Marcos Menaldo died after suffering a heart attack on Monday.
The Guatemalan footballer complained of breathing difficulties before he dropped.
In the last couple weeks, TGP reported on 4 other young soccer stars who died after suffering heart attacks.
Croatian footballer Marin Cacic, Oman international player Mukhaled Al-Raqadi, Egyptian goalkeeper Ahmed Amin, and Algerian football player Sofiane Loukar all died at the end of December, the COVID world reported.