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Cameroon’s Ex-Captain, Rigobert Song in Hospital after Reportedly Suffering a Stroke



Rigobert Song

Rigobert Song

Rigobert Song, 40, a former Cameroonian international is critically ill in hospital after suffering a severe stroke.

Song, who played for West Ham and Liverpool,  was raced to hospital in Yaounde, Cameroon, yesterday with a brain aneurysm.

The married father of four was at his home in the Odza district of the Cameroonian city when he suffered the stroke.

Song, who currently serves as head coach of Chad’s national team, was also a former captain of the cameroonian national football team.

He was rushed to hospital in a critical condition

The player’s former team mates flocked to social media offer their support for the star.

Ex-Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler said in a tweet: “Thoughts with #RigobertSong and family… Hope he pulls through”, while former Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o wrote: “I wish you a lot of courage and to get well soon, big bro.”

Jamie Carragher also showed his support for the star, tweeting: “Hope everything ends up ok for #rigobertsong.”


  1. Anon

    October 3, 2016 at 10:21 pm

    “Rigobert Song is no longer in a coma and breathing unassisted.” Keep fighting.

  2. nene+

    October 3, 2016 at 10:39 pm

    I wish you a quick recovery Song. Anon good to read he is out of coma.

  3. Ankara

    October 4, 2016 at 4:10 am

    @Anon Amen. May God continue to be with him.

  4. Benson Ossai

    October 4, 2016 at 9:23 am

    I wish you quick recovery legend.


    October 4, 2016 at 6:39 pm

    The heart of the back line in the new generation of Cameroon footballers,The LION in the Defence of the dream team of that generation,in a class by himself,the TARIBO WEST of his generation……AFRICA is proud of you…RIPP!!!

  6. iyke

    October 6, 2016 at 3:14 pm

    song i wisb u a miraculous recovery in jesys name

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