Serious and permanent brain damage for Ajax midfielder Nouri

Serious and permanent brain damage for Ajax midfielder Nouri

Ajax midfielder Abdelhak Nouri (20) has severe and permanent brain damage incurred. Reports that the Amsterdam club Thursday afternoon.

Nouri went Saturday during a practice game against Werder Bremen in Austria in the second half suddenly to the ground after he last got out of rhythm.

The jeugdinternational was on the field of the stadium in Zillertal reanimated and with a helicopter to the hospital in Innsbruck transported. There were multiple neurological studies done, which Ajax Tuesday expressed cautious optimism about the recovery of Nouri, in the last few days in sleep was held.

In the intensive care unit of the hospital, his brain functions of Nouri Wednesday and Thursday are examined. It turned out that a large part of his brain is no longer working and that the chances of recovery of these functions is zero.

The severe brain damage is the result of too little oxygen supply to the brain. Nouri is medically released for transport. The expectation is that Nouri in the short term, to a hospital in Amsterdam is brought for further care.

Following his departure to chelsea Nouri unwell during practice duel

Following his departure to chelsea Abdelhak Nouri was unwell during a practice duel in Austria.
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Players and staff of Ajax, there were reports at.
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Emergency responders were quickly on the spot.
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Players and staff from both teams looked excited.
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Nouri a long time it was treated on the field.
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The match against Werder Bremen was in the 72nd minute altogether with a 2-1 for the Germans.
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General director Edwin van der Sar of Ajax is heavy, upset by the bad news about Nouri, who was known as one of the greatest talents in Amsterdam. “This is the worst possible message. It is terrible. We feel immensely along with his parents, his brothers and sisters, and other relatives. For them, this suffering is impossible to describe.”

“The blow is here at Ajax, hard arrived, though we knew we also needed to take into account this scenario. Abdelhak is such a great talent, but unfortunately we will never know how far his star in the past would have if this hadn’t happened.”

Nouri went through the entire youth system of Ajax and made in september last year, his debut in the first team. In that cup match against Willem II (5-0) came on, the midfield directly to score.

In total played Nouri fifteen matches in the Ajax. For the promises he came 45 times. Last season, he received the Golden Bull, the prize for the best player of the Jupiler League.

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