Waalwijk director Frank van Mosselveld told Dutch broadcaster NOS that medics performed CPR on the pitch before Waessen was carried off on a stretcher and taken to hospital.
you think he has a heart problem, but it doesn’t look like it, van Mosselveld said. He said the collision with Brobbey caused Vaessen to lose consciousness but regained consciousness before he was carried away on a stretcher.
In the locker room after he was carried off the field, he said, Waessen didn’t realize what had happened or where he was.
Ajax posted a message on their official social media accounts saying the following: We are with you Etienne.
The match was canceled in the 85th minute when Ajax led 3-2.