AmaZulu have provided an update on the health of their midfielder, George Maluleka after he collapsed during their DStv Premiership match against Moroka Swallows at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday. This is the second time this season that Maluleka has suffered this condition.
Maluleka collapsed on the pitch towards the end of the game. The incident has raised concerns over his health, with the player having suffered a similar incident during their match against Sekhukhune United in January. However, he was able to recover and continued playing.
Folz also emphasized the importance of being cautious and ensuring that they check exactly what is happening with the player. He cited similar cases where footballers, such as Richards Bay player Sphamandla Mtolo, had collapsed on the pitch and unfortunately passed away.
A statement released by AmaZulu has confirmed that the player has now been discharged from the hospital. The statement thanked fans for their kind messages towards the player and revealed that Maluleka had undergone a number of tests conducted by their medical team.
The collapse of George Maluleka during the match has raised concerns about the health of footballers and has highlighted the need for regular medical check-ups. AmaZulu’s prompt response to the situation and their dedication to ensuring that the player received immediate medical attention has been applauded by fans and the football community at large.