Mainz forward Taiwo Awoniyi has thanked the club’s medical staff and his team-mates for their support following his recovery from the concussion he suffered in Sunday’s 1-0 home defeat to Augsburg, Completesports.com reports.
Awoniyi was taken off the pitch barely 20 minutes into the game after being knocked out cold following a collision with Augsburg’s Felix Uduokhai.
The 22-year-old was later stretchered off the pitch and taken to hospital.
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The Nigeria striker spent the night in hospital as a precautionary measure.
“Already on the road to recovery! Flexed biceps
Taiwo #Awoniyi sends his thanks to the Mainz medical staff and those at
, as well as to his teammates,”reads a tweet on the club’s Twitter handle.
Awoniyi, who is loan at Mainz from European champions Liverpool has scored once in 12 league appearances for the club this season.
By Adeboye Amosu
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