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Sudden cardiac arrest and football, Adebayor mourns 'great loss' of Keshi and more [Football Planet]

Sudden cardiac arrest and football, Adebayor mourns 'great loss' of Keshi and more [Football Planet]

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Togo skipper Emmanuel Adebayor pay hommage to Stephen Keshi, who coached Togo to the 2006 World Cup finals in Germany.
Togo honoured former coach Stephen Keshi, who died in June, by playing a tribute match on Sunday.

The match played in Lome was between the current Togo national side and ‘Team Keshi’, made up of players who were part of his 2006 squad.

Keshi’s funeral date yet to be set.

Sports Physio also sheds light on the growing trend of Sudden Cardiac arrest in football.

The Group stages of the CAF Champions League officially kicked off over the weekend. Victories for Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa and Zamalek of Egypt on Sunday made it a great weekend for away clubs in the CAF Champions League.

In the confederation cup, TP Mazembe of the Democratic Republic of Congo beat Ghanaian club Medeama 3-1 in Lubumbashi to start their group campaign with a victory.

Mazembe, last year’s African Champions League winners, were demoted from the continent’s elite club competition to the Confederation cup.

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