Cameroon soccer star dies after collapsed during the game

Cameroon international Soccer player, Patrick Ekeng, 26, collapsed and died while playing for Romanian club Dinamo Bucharest on Friday night.

Midfielder Ekeng fell to the ground seven minutes after coming off the bench as a 62nd-minute substitute during Dinamo’s game against Viitorul Constanta.

The 26-year-old was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

“Resuscitation attempts were made for an hour and half without success,” Dinamo team doctor Liviu Paltinean said.

The cause of death has not been confirmed.

A statement on Dinamo’s official Facebook page said: “Dinamo tonight lost footballer Claude Patrick Ekeng Ekeng forever.

“On behalf of all of Dinamo, sincere condolences to the bereaved family. God rest his soul.”

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