midfielder Junior Sambia has become the first Ligue 1 player to contract the
and medics were forced to place the player in a coma due to a serious downturn
in his condition. French sports daily, L’Equipe report that Samba’s condition
is now stable and he remains in hospital.
briefest of statements earlier in the week stating that ‘one of their players
had been hospitalised owing to a digestive problem’ but made no reference to
the individual in question.
confirmed to L’Equipe that Sambia is in a stable condition and that his life is
not in danger. The French Players Union (UNFP) has already begun to question
the LFP’s move to return to training on May 11 with the Sambia case potentially
impacting on the health framework of French football.
— MHSC (@MontpellierHSC) April 23, 2020