Public defibrillator to be unveiled by former England player
Tuesday 19th March 2013, 12:29PM GMT.
Former Premiership and England footballer Fabrice Muamba will unveil Guernsey’s first public defibrillator on 14 April, it has been announced.
The Skipton Swimarathon and Guernsey’s Cardiac Action Group are behind the initiative, funded by monies raised by the 2012 swimarathon.
Mr Muamba, pictured, suffered a heart attack a year ago during an FA Cup match between Bolton and Tottenham Hotspur. He recovered, although his heart stopped for over an hour.
He will be joined by local footballing legend Matt Le Tissier at the unveiling at Footes Lane.
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