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Egypt national team player Ahmed Refaat dies after collapsing during a match

Egypt national team player Ahmed Refaat dies after collapsing during a match
Egypt national team player Ahmed Refaat dies after collapsing during a match

Refaat suffered his heart attack on March 11, during a league match against Al-Ittihad Alexandria. He passed away four months later.

The footballer left the hospital with a cardiac stimulator. Last month he had said in a television interview that his goal was to return to the pitch.

The Egyptian international striker Ahmed Refaat He passed away this Saturday at the age of 31, Four months after suffering a cardiac arrest during a matchannounced Modern Future, his club.

Refaat suffered his heart attack on March 11, during a league match against Al-Ittihad Alexandria. Rushed to hospital, the player was resuscitated and then received intensive care for about a month.

The footballer left the hospital with a cardiac stimulator. Last month he had said in a televised interview that his goal was to return to the pitch.

The winger made his debut at ENPPI before playing for Zamalek, Al-Ittihad, Alexandria and Al-Masry. He finally signed for Modern Future in 2021.

He had been capped seven times by Egypt, scoring two goals. His last appearance for the Pharaohs was in the Arab Cup in Qatar in November 2021.

Source: Ambito

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