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Paintsil discharged from hospital after collapsing at home

Accra February 26 2013.

Black Stars defender John Paintsil has been discharged from the Ghana-Canada hospital at East Legon when he had been rushed after he collapsed Tuesday morning.

A source close to the hospital told Joy Sports that the footballer’s wife and a few relatives rushed him to the hospital.

It is not clear what caused his collapse but the source said the player was revived by medical officers at the hospital and released.

Paintsil was expected to sign a bond of good behavior on Tuesday at the Legon Police Station, where he was arrested and briefly detained on charges of assault and causing body harm to his wife and neighbour.

Black Stars defender John Paintsil has been rushed to the Ghana-Canada hospital at East Legon after he collapsed Tuesday morning.

A source close to the hospital told Joy Sports that the footballer’s wife and a few relatives rushed him to the hospital.

It is not clear what caused his collapse but the source says the player has been revived and released.

Paintsil was expected to sign a bond of good behavior on Tuesday at the Legon Police Station, where he was arrested and briefly detained on charges of assault and causing body harm to his wife and neighbour.

It remains to be seen whether he will be fit enough to visit the police station on Tuesday.