Copa America assistant referee discharged from hospital after collapsing

Copa America assistant referee Humberto Panjoj has been released from the hospital after fainting during Canada’s 1-0 victory over Peru on Tuesday, according to tournament organizers CONMEBOL.

The incident occurred in Kansas City, where Panjoj collapsed due to dehydration in the hot and humid conditions. However, he is now in a stable condition, as reported by ESPN citing CONMEBOL. The collapse happened during stoppage time in the first half, and Canada goalkeeper Maxime Crepeau alerted the medical staff.

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Panjoj received treatment on the sidelines and briefly regained consciousness before being transported off the field on a stretcher.

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