Campaign Started To Help Amputee Golfer
- Category: Inside Golf
- Published: 2018-04-26
(Facebook/Issa Nlareb Amang)
A fundraising campaign has been launched to help cover the treatment costs of an Alps Tour golfer who faces a long road to recovery after contracting bacterial meningitis while competing in Egypt.
Issa Nlareb Amang, 27, fell ill with the life-threatening disease during the Ein Bay Open in February and after withdrawing from the tournament he went into septic shock and was rushed to hospital.
Although Egyptian doctors were able to prevent the Cameroonian from dying, the severity of the infection led to Mr Amang losing the feeling in his hands and feet.
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