UE center Alex Diakhite taken to hospital after playing through illness

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next NorthPort forces rubber match, blasts No. 1 NLEX MOST READ Foot fetish: Nibbles a specialty at Indonesian restaurant “Hopefully, it’s not dengue because if it is then he won’t be able to play on Wednesday,” said Chongson.AdChoices广告inRead invented by Teads Malasakit Center bill awaits Duterte signature Women’s football teams served just egg, kikiam and rice for breakfast Messi ‘can leave’ at end of season but Barca calm, says Bartomeu Manila’s hidden reservoir to re-emerge as tourist draw View comments “At 12:15 am he was rushed to the emergency room because he was experiencing fever and was in a weakened state,” said Chongson in Filipino after the Red Warriors’ 81-65 loss to Far Eastern University at Smart Araneta Coliseum.“It’s suspected dengue. He underwent blood tests but he still forced himself to play, but he is dehydrated after the game,” Chongson added of Diakhite, who was immediately rushed to University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPH women’s football team not spared from SEA Games hotel woesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsSPORTSThailand claims not enough Thai food, drinks for players at hotelChongson hopes Diakhite didn’t contract dengue since the Red Warriors severely need his presence in the paint since the team is already depleted after Kris Pagsanjan suffered a right ankle sprain in the third quarter against the Tamaraws.Diakhite had 21 points, 15 rebounds, and six assists for the Red Warriors. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games PLAY LIST 00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss LATEST STORIES Kim Chiu rushed to ER after getting bitten by dog in BGC Singapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics ‘City-killer’: Asteroid the size of the Great Pyramid may hit Earth in 2022, says NASA Alex Diakhite. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—University of the East started its campaign 0-2 in the UAAP Season 82 men’s basketball tournament but it’s not the only problem the boys in red are experiencing.Center Alex Diakhite has been in and out of the hospital since Sunday midnight due to suspected dengue, team consultant Lawrence Chongson said.ADVERTISEMENT For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity.last_img

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