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Brunei football team captain competing in SEA Games rushed to hospital due to allergic reaction from peanuts

Faiq Jefri Bolkiah, a Brunei football team captain for SEA Games was rushed to the Manila Doctor's Hospital on Sunday night after suffering an allergic reaction to peanuts, team's medical staff Faisal Hashim told ABS-CBN

Brunei football team coach Aminuddin Jumat also confirmed the incident. Bolkiah is the nephew of Hassanal Bolkiah, the Sultan of Brunei, and the son of Prince Jefri Bolkiah. 

It happened during the dinner time on Sunday, at a hotel in  Manila where they are staying, Faisal said.

"It was in the curry. His lips got swollen and his throat felt tight. I brought him to the Manila Doctor's Hospital myself accompanied by one of the staff," Faisal explained. 

Faisal said that information about Faiq's allergy to peanuts was clearly stated when his provided information about the athletes to organizers. 

Faiq has fully recovered according to Faisal, but requested that the ingredients in every meal be listed in order to prevent a repeat of the incident.

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