Senegal international footballer, Khouma Babacar is currently recovering in a hospital after he collapsed during a training session on Thursday, July 8.
His club in Turkey, Alanyaspor has confirmed he suffered heart spam in their pre-season camp in Burdur on Thursday.
According to the club, the Senegal striker fell to the ground in training and he was immediately rushed to the hospital.
“Our football player Khouma Babacar, who became ill this morning in the Burdur camp, was found to have had a heart spasm as a result of the first examinations made at the Burdur State Hospital,” A club statement read.
“Further examinations and treatment of our football player will be carried out at Private Alanya Anadolu Hospital under the supervision of our club doctor Ismail Yetkin. We convey our best wishes to our football player and wish him a speedy recovery.”
Babacar has also taken to Instagram to reveal he is recovering.
“I’m fine. Thanks, everyone,” he wrote with a picture of himself on the hospital bed.”
Babacar is currently on a two-year loan with the Turkish Super Lig club from Sassuolo and the deal is expected to expire at the end of 2021-22 season.
Last season, the 28-year-old powered Alanyaspor to seventh in the Turkish top-flight standings with his contribution of eight goals in 25 games.