Africa’s finest and toughest shot stopper and -Uganda Cranes team captain Dennis Masinde Onyango on Tuesday suffered a scary head injury while his side Mamelodi Sundowns was playing Polokwane City
Onyango had come out to collect the ball in the air, but was challenged by Wagaba, whose elbow struck the goalkeeper in the face.
Onyango fell awkwardly and stayed down, and was first treated on the field before being eventually lifted into an ambulance and taken to hospital.
Uganda Cranes captain and number one choice goalkeeper @masindeonyango has been rushed to hospital following a head injury in a PSL tie between his side Sundowns and Polokwane City. Quick recovery skipper.
Sundowns say he is in a stable position. 🙏🏾
— Usher Komugisha (@UsherKomugisha) August 7, 2018
The giant goalie was stretched off the pitch and into an ambulance and was replaced by Kennedy Mweene as the Brazilians took the 1-0 lead into the break.
Onyango was hit on the head by Polokwane City striker Mbulelo Wagaba with his elbow.He was put in an ambulance and rushed to hospital with Zambian Kennedy Mweene replacing him.
Ricardo Nascimento and Lebohang Maboe scored a goal each to help Mamelodi Sundowns cruise to a comfortable 2-0 win at Peter Mokaba stadium.
Sundowns provided a brief update on Twitter: “Denis is in a stable condition, and will have multiple tests done following a serious head injury.”
— Mamelodi Sundowns FC (@Masandawana) August 8, 2018