- Samuel Kalu collapsed on Sunday, August 15, while playing for his French side Bordeaux in Ligue one game
- Remi Oudin who is the teammate of the Nigerian footballer claimed that he had a dizzy spell which made him to collapse.
- Samuel Kalu has since 2018 played 13 games for the Super Eagles netting two goals for the three-time African champions
Remi Oudin who currently plays for Bordeaux as a striker has disclosed that the doctor told players of the club that Nigerian forward Samuel Kalu had a dizzy spell which made him to collapse.
Sunday, August 15, was not a good day in the office for Samuel Kalu as the Nigerian collapsed in the sixth minutes while playing for his club against Marseille in Ligue 1 encounter.
Fortunately for him, medical practitioners rushed onto the pitch to attend to the Nigerian player who later continued the match before being substituted few minutes later.
According to the report on Brila, Remi Oudin who scored against Marseille claimed that Samuel Kalu will undergo more tests so as for the doctors to figure out many things.
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Remi Oudin's reaction
“According to the doctor, it was just a dizzy spell. He is to take more tests and we will know more.
“It gave us a bit of a chill and it’s still quite shocking. We inevitably thought about what happened with (Denmark midfielder Christian) Eriksen, the whole team and everyone was scared.
“We’re happy for Kalu, everything is fine and that’s the most important thing.”
During the Super Eagles' campaign at the 2019 African Cup of Nations held in Egypt, Samuel Kalu also collapsed in training and was attended to.
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There have been serious concerns since Sunday night, August 15, after the Nigerian collapsed on the pitch while playing for his French club Bordeaux in their first game of the season against Marseille.
The Nigerian footballer collapsed on the pitch after just five minutes of the encounter in which medical practitioners had to rush in and treated Samuel Kalu.
Samuel Kalu later regained consciousness and continued with the encounter, but the coaching crew of his club decided to substitute him later on.
Kalu was preparing to form a defensive wall at a free-kick when he collapsed to the turf in the 25 degree Marseille heat.