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Phakaaathi Reporter
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24 Aug 2017
2:44 pm

WATCH: Coach hospitalised after a freak tackle

Phakaaathi Reporter

A coach in Brazil was hospitalised after he was unfortunately sandwiched into a tackled by two players.

Coach on the bench with players. Photo by Shaun Roy / Gallo Images

Coach Nivaldo Lancuna was standing in his technical area watching the game before midfielder Marcos Antônio and Barata collided and one player fell onto him, causing the coach to take a nasty tumble.

Medical staff stationed on the touch line quickly attended to him and whisked him off to the hospital.

According to Globo Esporte, the 62-year-old dislocated his knee and is suspected to have torn his ligaments.