Serbian basketball player lost a kidney after being elbowed on the court | video

Serbian Basketball Federation reported this Monday that the player Boris Simanich he lost one of his kidneys as a result of an injury sustained while playing against southern Sudan in that FIBA World Cup 2023.

Simanik was subjected to two operations in Manila– said the Serbian team. Doctors after ascertaining complications after the first operationOn Sunday, I had to operate for the second time to remove a kidney.According to Dragan Radovanovitch, team doctor.

Serbia will face Lithuania in the quarterfinals this Tuesday.

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“It was hard for us to find out what happened”said the Serbian player Nikola Milutinov after training on Monday.

At first we could not believe that something so terrible could happen. This greatly influenced us. We pray that he gets better as soon as possible.

Simanik was injured with less than two minutes left in the game, Serbia defeated South Sudan on Wednesday. Sudanese Nuni Omot tried to score under the ring and in battle – prompted Simanich. The Serbian player screamed in pain and after a few seconds he fell to his knees.

Omot insisted that he didn’t want to cause injury. Milutinov noted that the Serbian team was stunned.

We didn’t sleep after the game. We had to draw blood for him because he was losing a lot of blood. It was a very difficult time for everyone. I hope this doesn’t happen to anyone in the world.

Serbian Federation still have no idea about when Simanich will be discharged from Manila hospital where are you being treated. Šimanić scored three points in 20 minutes as a substitute in three World Cup matches.

(according to information from Claro Sports)

Source: Aristegui Noticias