Union High School football player on life support after spleen ruptures on field

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A Union High School football player has been on life support for over a week after his spleen ruptured in the middle of a game.

Senior Kofi Ansah, 17, suffered the rupture on Oct. 25 and has since been placed in a medically induced coma.

His coach, Lou Grasso, says Ansah's health is improving and the hospital is slowly moving him off life support while he remains in the intensive care unit.

A GoFundMe has been set up for Ansah and has raised nearly $19,000 so far.

The Union High School football team played for Ansah on Friday, and remains undefeated for the season.

 

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