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Ghana Striker Raphael Dwamena back playing football after been sidelined for one year due to cardiac scare Featured

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Dwamena in action against Wacker Innsbruck Dwamena in action against Wacker Innsbruck

Exciting Ghanaian striker Raphael Dwamena has made a positive comeback in doing what he does best on the field of play by tormenting defenders and scoring.

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Dwamena who has been out for one year due to heart related issues, made a strong comeback today [Sunday] for Blau-Weib Linz, when they stunned Wacker Innsbruck 1-0 at the Tivoli Stadion Tirol in Innsbruck.


He was name in coach Gerald Scheiblehner’s line up and dazzled superbly throughout the match.


The Red Bull Salzburg academy product, provided a fantastic assist which was buried in the net by Aleksandar Kostic in the 89th minute to give his side all the maximum three points.


The 26-year-old last competitive game was on October 18th, 2020 when he lasted forty-six minutes for Danish side Vejle in the Super Liga.


In 2017, the Ghanaian international saw a move to Premier League club Brighton and Hove Albion annulled for reportedly failing a thorough medical examination in relation to his heart condition.


Dwamena scored twice on his Black Stars debut in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Ethiopia in 2017.


His current contract with Linz will end in 2023.


By: Pascal Nii-Gogo Amoah

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