Udinese v Roma match abandoned after Evan Ndicka collapses

Mon, Apr 15, 2024
By editor


ROMA defender Evan Ndicka is in “good spirits” in hospital after collapsing during his side’s Serie A match at Udinese on Sunday.

The Serie A game was abandoned after the 24-year-old Ivory Coast player collapsed in the 72nd minute and was taken off on a stretcher.

He appeared to be conscious as he left the pitch, with the score 1-1.

Roma posted a photo of him in hospital, saying he “feels better” and that his team-mates had visited.

The statement added: “He will remain under observation for tests in hospital.”

After Ndicka’s collapse, Roma’s medical staff and emergency services were called on to the pitch and after discussions with the referee, the match was abandoned.

Ndicka joined Roma on a free transfer from Eintracht Frankfurt in 2023 and has made 19 appearances for the Italian club.

Roberto Pereyra had given Udinese an early lead before striker Romelu Lukaku equalised for Roma.

The remainder of the match is now set to be played at a later date.

Evan Ndicka playing for Roma at Udinese
Evan Ndicka playing for Roma at Udinese on Sunday before he collapsed


15th April, 2024.