By Angu Lesley
Football Writer, kick442.com-Cameroon
19-year-old potential Congolese international on the books of French Ligue 1 side Montpelier has opened up on his experience as a Covid-19 Patient in the month of April and June this year.
Kick442.com had reported two months ago that the young midfielder was in coma, and breathing through life support in a hospital in Montpelier after he contracted the Coronavirus.
The has now recovered and on Monday, he narrated his ordeal to French outlet Bleu Herault.
“I don’t know where I caught it. I had a headache, a stomach ache. I was vomiting, then the diarrhea came. The doctor came to see me. We thought more of a gastro. The tests at Covid-19 were negative. I was not feeling well, so I went to the hospital. They gave me painkillers to calm her down, it was better. The next day, I started to have breathing problems. In all honesty, the doctors didn’t really know what was wrong, it was changing all the time. Doctors only told me that I had Covid-19 two days before I was discharged from the hospital,” the former Niort player stated.
The Lyon native with 22 appearances for Montpelier this season further explained.
“For me, it was not the same. I was scared at first, when I was having trouble.
breathing. When I came out of a coma, I was weak. I don’t have the same perception of things. I am very careful. I avoid going out. I prefer to have my purchases done by others and I stay at home, it’s better,” Samba concluded.
Samba recieved huge support from his peers around the world during that difficult period but he is now fine.
The former Lyonnais midfielder’s testimony is sufficient caution for doubting Thomases or those who snub at mechanisms to combat spread of the virus.
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