Brighton confirm former player Enock Mwepu taken ill in native Zambia | Brighton & Hove Albion

Enock Mwepu, the former Brighton midfielder, is undergoing tests in hospital after being taken ill in his native Zambia, the Premier League club has said.

Mwepu was forced to retire from football at the age of 24 last year after being diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening heart condition. The Zambia international had fallen ill on a flight in October to meet up with his international teammates and spent time in hospital in Mali before returning to Brighton, where tests revealed the hereditary condition.

In a statement published on their website on Sunday, Brighton said: “The club…

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