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Club Brugge Suffer Okereke Injury Blow

Club Brugge Suffer Okereke Injury Blow

Nigeria forward David Okereke will be out of action for up to six weeks after fracturing his foot in training on Thursday, his Belgian club Club Brugge has confirmed.

Okereke, 22, joined his international teammate, Emmanuel Dennis who is also recuperating from an injury on the sidelines.

He will miss Saturday’s local Derby against Club Brugge as a result of the injury.

The former Spezia of Italy striker has scored 11 goals and bagged two assists in 34 appearances in all competitions for Club Brugge this season.

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Attacker David Okereke sustained a fracture at the level of the midfoot during training after contact. The Nigerian will not be available for 4 to 6 weeks. We wish a speedy recovery,”reads a tweet on the club’s Twitter handle.

Club Brugge currently top the Belgian Pro League by a massive 13 points gap over Gent.

Their European campaign recently ended after losing 6-1 on aggregate to Manchester United in the Europa League round of 32.

By Adeboye Amosu

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