Ghanaian Fifa referee, Charles Bulu, is now in a stable condition after collapsing on Tuesday evening.
The Ghanaian arbiter took charge of the Africa Cup of Nations Group K qualifying encounter between Cote d’Ivoire and Ethiopia at the Stade Olympique Alassane Ouattara.
Many Ghanaians took to social media to comment on the reported collapse of Ghanaian referee Charles Bulu during a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture between Cote d’Ivoire and Ethiopia in Abidjan on Tuesday.
The central man as the Elephants hosted the Walyas in a final matchday Group K fixture at Stade Olympique Alassane Ouattara, Ghana Premier League referee Bulu went to ground in the 81st minute, moments after showing signs of uneasiness which caught the attention of players from both sides.
Mr Bulu, 34, who has been an international referee since 2019, fell to the playing turf after showing signs of unease.
He was subsequently stretchered off and was taken to a local hospital in Abidjan.
Initially appointed as the fourth official, Mr Bulu ended up overseeing the qualifier after his compatriot, who had been scheduled to officiate the match, reportedly tested positive for Covid-19.