Raphael Dwamena collapsed during a match in Albania and never responded again. Shortly after, he was pronounced dead. He was just 28 years old. He had previously undergone a successful heart surgery.
He previously collapsed in Spain when he featured for real Zaragoza during the 2019-2020 season and was warned to quit playing football by medical experts .
His last game for the black-stars of Ghana was in 2018. It was against Kenya and Ghana lost to them. Raphael Dwamena played for teams in the likes of Brighton and Egnatia.