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Ex-Brighton ace Mwepu, 25, rushed to hospital.

Previously, in September, during the last international break before the World Cup, he was taken to the hospital after becoming ill. Mwepu was later found to have an inherited heart disease that might be lethal. His physicians recommended he retire because continuing to play would put him at risk of having a heart arrest. In October, Mwepu made the following announcement: "A child from a little township in Zambia named Chambishi has some news to tell.

He was steadfast in his resolve to pursue his aspirations of playing football at the highest level, and with God's grace, he realized those dreams when he made it to the Premier League. However, some dreams must come to an end, so it is with sadness that I declare that, on the medical advice I have received, I must hang up my boots. However, this is not the end of my connection with football; I hope to remain involved in some form. The following month, he was hired by Brighton to coach their academy. In December, the Seagulls appointed him as their Under-9 academy coach.

On Sunday, Mwepu was brought to the hospital after becoming ill in his home in Zambia. The medical staff at Brighton is in touch with the hospital, and he is undergoing preventative examinations. Enock was caught ill in Zambia, according to a statement from Brighton, and is presently having precautionary checks. "Our medical staff is in contact with the hospital to offer assistance as needed. The club wants to express its gratitude to all of its well-wishers for their support and messages. "At this time, neither the club nor Enock desire to make any other comments."

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