Pros 15.06.2020 — 14:42 Uhr

Awoniyi: "I feel better already"

After his painful injury in the game against Augsburg, the Zerofivers striker has good news.

Taiwo Awoniyi was stretchered off against Fc Augsburg

Everyone involved in the first half of the game against Augsburg on Sunday looked on in shock when Zerofivers striker Taiwo Awoniyi crashed to the ground after a collision with Felix Uduokhai. Following the clash of heads, Awoniyi was taken immediately to the Mainzer Universitätsmedizin, where he was diagnosed with a serious concussion. After a night in the hospital, the 22-year-old is feeling better. He sends his greetings and thanks from the clinic.

Taiwo Awoniyi: 

The last thing I remember was when I headed the ball, then I passed out. It was really hard to regain my consciousness, and to properly “wake up”. It also took some time before I was able to remember everything. But I feel a lot better already.

I’d like to thank the medical staff at Mainz 05 and at the Unimedizin Mainz, for they looked after me very well. And I’d like to thank God for protecting me in this situation and for making everything possible for me anyway. Unfortunately I won’t be available to help the team against Dortmund, but I will support them regardless. Together we will give our all for the fans and avoid relegation, of that I’m sure!”