Whats Happening To Black-Skinned Brothers?

If Gomis were Nigerian, it will be almost unarguable to say that it’s just a medical issue; he would at least be tagged with the term Daku daji (meaning he who frequently faints and wakes up). Following a known history of fainting; and a recurrence of a similar incident in the same stadium. Swansea freely-transferred French striker, Bafetimbi Gomis, collapsed during Swansea’s premier league match at Tottenham in the Premier League on Wednesday. Gomis’ club later said the French international striker was “fine.”

Almost exactly three years ago at same venue: White Hart Lane (Tottenham’s stadium), then Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba collapsed after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was near death, according to Bolton, but survived after being treated at the London Chest Hospital.

“It’s been part of his life,” said  Swansea coach, Garry Monk. “We were well aware of that when we signed him. He’s done all the hospital checks and all the medical checks you can possibly do and it’s just part of his life.

“It’s no problems whatsoever. It’s not as serious as it looks” he added.

Gomis has scored two league goals for Swansea this season, mostly in a backup role. He became the Welsh side’s top striker when Wilfried Bony signed with Manchester City in January.

On a brighter note, Gomis is fine, he’s alive, and might soon make his return, hopefully, to the beautiful game.