Soccer: Muamba to attend Bolton-Spurs

Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba has confirmed he will definitely attend his side's home Premier League game with Tottenham tomorrow.

The 24-year-old Zaire-born (now Democratic Republic of Congo) player has made a remarkable recovery after he suffered cardiac arrest during an FA Cup match with the same opponents on February 17.

He was technically dead for 78 minutes and unconscious in hospital for three days but was eventually released from the hospital on April 16.

"We are absolutely delighted that we will be able to welcome Fabrice and his family back to the Reebok,'' said Bolton manager Owen Coyle.

"It's fitting the match is between these two clubs and he can attend.

"I know Fabrice is very keen to show his appreciation to both sets of fans for their support.''

Since he left hospital, the midfielder has continued his rehabilitation at home. It is not yet known if he will play professional football again.

Bolton go into the match third from bottom but with a game in hand on their relegation rivals.

- AFP

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