Rigobert Song's "life is no longer in danger" after he emerged from a coma, Cameroon's public health minister has said.
The announcement comes as the Cameroon FA (Fecafoot) confirmed that Song, who has been working as his country's A-team coach, had been moved to a new hospital on Tuesday night.
"He leaves conscious," Andre Mama Fouda, public health minister, told media. "His life is no longer in danger, but he is not out of the woods yet. We hope he gets well soon, and comes back in full form,...
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Former Cameroon international Rigobert Song will be flown to France for treatment after coming out of a coma.
But on Tuesday, the BBC quoted Dr Louis Joss Bitang A Mafok, director of the emergency centre at the Yaounde Central Hospital, as saying Song would be flown to France later in the day.
"He has come out of his coma and...
Former Cameroon captain Rigobert Song is to be airlifted to Europe for medical reasons as he remains in a coma after suffering a stroke, according to reports.
Song, 40, collapsed on Sunday at his home in Yaounde and was immediately transported to hospital in the Cameroon capital.
According to L'Equipe, the former Liverpool and West Ham defender is expected to be airlifted to Geneva on Tuesday.
However, reports in Song's native country claim the former centre-back, who won 137 caps for the...