Emmanuel “Manny” Antwi was rushed to the hospital after collapsing on the sidelines Advertisement Emmanuel Manny Antwi Emmanuel Antwi | Credit: GoFundMe A California high school football player who was excited about returning to the field following COVID-related schedule delays died on Friday after he collapsed during a game. Emmanuel “Manny” Antwi, 18, collapsed on the field during a John F. Kennedy High School football game in Sacramento, according to a GoFundMe page raising money for his family. Get push notifications with news, features and more. + Follow Following You’ll get the latest updates on this topic in your browser notifications. “After waiting months due to COVID, the first football game of the season was finally here,” the post said. “He just told his football coach that he finally got his driver’s license. He was so excited.” Antwi, a senior, suffered a medical emergency while on the sidelines and was given CPR before being rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the Sacramento Unified School District said, according to KOVR and the Sacramento Bee . His cause of death was not immediately revealed. The rest of the game was reportedly canceled following the incident. “My heart just breaks… Read full this story
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