Ajax admitted their mistakes and paid 7.85 million euros to Nuri's family

The 24-year-old suffered a cardiac arrest in the summer of 2017 during a friendly match against Werder Bremen in Zillertal. Ajax Amsterdam has now admitted to errors in medical first aid.

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Abdelhak Nouri collapsed during a friendly match in Zillertal.

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Amsterdam – Ajax Amsterdam agreed with the family of former player Abdelhak Nouri to pay compensation in the millions. Thus, the club will pay 7.85 million euros, the Dutch record champions announced on Monday. Nuri suffered a cardiac arrest on July 8, 2017, during a friendly match against Werder Bremen in Zillertal. Then, the 24-year-old fell into a coma and suffered severe permanent brain damage.

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Ajax has now admitted mistakes in medical care on the field and taken responsibility for them as an employer. Ajax coach Edwin van der said, “It is good that an agreement has been reached so that we can finish it. We all know that the suffering of Abdelhak and his loved ones is not over yet. The situation is still very sad.” he walked.

The association has paid for Nouri’s care since 2017 and will continue to cover it. Nouri’s family dropped the proceedings before the KNVB jury after the settlement.

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“It is good that discussion about responsibility and its consequences is a thing of the past and we can look forward together. This will mainly focus on the great plans we have with the Abdulhak Nouri Foundation,” said Mohamed Nouri, Nouri’s father. (APA, dpa, TT.com)

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