[VIDEO] Nigerian Striker, Taiwo Awoniyi Saved By Referee, Hospitalized After Being Knocked Out Cold During

Nigerian striker, Taiwo Awoniyi suffered a scare yesterday after he had to be stretchered off the pitch during his club’s game in the German Bundesliga yesterday.

Awoniyi, who is on loan at Mainz from Liverpool, had to be taken to the hospital after a clash of heads while playing against Augsburg yesterday afternoon.

Referee Saves Awoniyi during match

According to reports by Mainz, the striker suffered a concussion in his collision with Augsburg’s Felix Uduokhai and had to spend the night in hospital as a precautionary measure.

Pictures also surfaced online showing the referee putting his hand in Awoniyi’s mouth to save the life of the striker

The striker is now conscious and posted a picture of himself up on his bed.

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