The hearts of those present at the Stadion an der Gelertstrabe in the city of Chemnitz (69 km southeast of Leipzig) paused for a moment to witness. a terrible accident struck by striker hemp leipzig, Dennis Zappel, during the duel Chemnitzer FC.
The two clubs faced each other for Regionalliga Nordosto seventh dateregional championships belonging to the fourth division of Germany, and it was there that the 24-year-old footballer lost consciousness for a moment After hitting his head against one of the concrete walls separating the grass from the stand.
fortunately, the player was able to leave the field under his own power But fear and tension persisted for several minutes as the backdrop of similar action was left behind.
In the images it was possible to see the moment in which Zappel received a long ball, which he ran into areas clearly affected by rain, Seeing that it did not come, he hit the ball to the side and applied the brakes, but His attempts to stop before reaching the wall were insufficient.
the young man he wanted to put his hand against the wall to contain the impact but it looked like they slipped past a sign that was wet. eventually, His head absorbed the blow.
There were moments of tension watching the footballer He practically fainted on the asphalt. Lying on the ground for a few seconds, Zeppel tried to get up on his own but could not do so.
When a colleague tried to lift him up, medical personnel on the team came to his rescue, working under the watchful eyes of the people in the room. fortunately, The broadcast showed the soccer player leaving the field walking by himself.
Hours after the chilling episode, the official account of Twitter The visiting team shared an update on the health status of their footballer: “Dennis was picked up from the hospital by Uwe Thomas this morning. He is doing well under the conditions but will rest till the middle of next week., We wish you a speedy recovery. Come back soon, Denise!”
next Friday Hempey Leipzig will face Jena, who is second in the table. for the eighth date of the tournament but their attendance will depend on the medical report issued by those responsible for the health of the unit.
In the background was a 1–0 win by the visiting team, which moved up to sixth place with three points and This leader, the Berliner AK. is located in five units behind