Danish outfit Vejle BK have announced that Ghanaian forward Raphael Dwamena has been ruled out of action indefinitely following his health condition.
Last year, Raphael Dwamena was ruled out of football indefinitely due to heart conditions, but after receiving treatment, the Ghanaian international found his way back onto the field and joined Danish outfit Velje in the summer from Spanish La Liga fold Levante on a three-year-contract.
After just two months with the Danish club, Dwamena’s condition hasn’t gotten any better and he has now been ruled out of football indefinitely, the club confirmed in a press statement.
The press statement reads: “After the club’s promotion to the 3F Superligaen, Vejle Boldklub signed a contract with Raphael Dwamena.
“The Ghanaian attacker came to Nørreskoven after a heart operation in January, where the 25-year-old attacker had an ICD-Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator implanted.
“This has been continuously monitored by Vejle Boldklub’s health staff and medical team throughout the start-up, on the training ground and during the club’s matches.
“There has now been a single case where Raphael Dwamena’s limit values when monitoring the heart have been too high, and this unfortunately also means that Vejle Boldklub must now take Dwamena off the field,” Velje confirmed on their website.
Reacting to situation, technical director of the club, Jacob Krüger said: “That there has now been one case where the limit values have been too high, we must be based on a health professional assessment as a club, take the consequence of. Raphael is therefore taken off the field.
“We are, of course, sorry on Raphael’s behalf, but the parties have been aware from the outset of the consequence that would have been the case if Raphael’s monitoring had exceeded the limit values in the measurement.”
“Raphael Dwamena has in a short time in Vejle Boldklub shown a great human format, a professional approach to her profession, and a desire to learn from her towards our young players. We will now help Raphael in the new situation.”
The center forward understands the decision and thanks the club for the opportunity to given to him to play football again. He also thanked the team and supporters for the support.
“I am truly grateful for the opportunity that Vejle Boldklub gave me to play football again. Now I have been taken off the field and am under medical supervision.
“Despite not being able to be on the pitch, I still want to help the club achieve its goals. Therefore, I would also like to say to both my teammates, the staff, and the fans that I am proud to be part of the Vejle Boldklub family,” he added.
Dwamena, who has a contract with Velje that runs till 2023 made 5 appearances for the club, scoring twice and providing an assist.
MahamaShaibu.com wishes him a speedy recovery.