Nigerian international and on loan – Mainz striker Taiwo Awoniyi, has said he feels much better now following the head crash he sustained in their game over the weekend.
The Liverpool loanee crashed with Augsburg’s Felix Uduokhai head in the 17th minute, crashing on the pitch, and was taken straight to Mainz University Medicine, where he was diagnosed with a severe concussion.
Awoniyi, 22 spoke to the club’s official website, saying;
“The last thing I can remember from this scene is how I hit the ball with my head, then I passed out. It was difficult for me on the field to regain consciousness and was really awake.” “and it also took a little while before I could remember everything. But I feel much better now,”
“I would like to praise our medical department at Mainz 05 and Mainz University Medical Center. They looked after me very welreports l. And I thank the dear God who protected me in this situation and made everything possible for me anyway.
“Unfortunately I will not be able to help my team on the pitch in Dortmund, but I will support them as much as I can. Together we will give everything for the fans and secure relegation, I’m sure of that! “