Bundesliga club FSV Maniz have confirmed that Nigeria forward Taiwo Awoniyi suffered a concussion in Sunday’s home clash against Augsburg.
Awoniyi was rushed to the hospital following a clash of heads with Felix Uduokhai in the first half of the encounter.
The 23-year-old was replaced by Nigerian-born Austrian international Karim Onisiwo.
“Our striker Taiwo #Awoniyi suffered a concussion in his collision with @FCA_World’s Felix #Uduokhai and is spending the night in hospital as a precautionary measure.
Get well soon, Taiwo!,”reads a tweet on the club’s official Twitter handle.
Awoniyi has featured in 12 league games for Mainz this season and scored once.