By Adeboye Amosu:
Abia Warriors captain Austin Obaroakpo has been ruled out of Wednesday's Nigeria Professional Football League match-day four fixture against local rivals Enyimba due to injury, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
The centre-back missed Abia Warriors' 1-0 defeat against Remo Stars at the weekend as a result of injury.
He has failed to recover from the injury and will miss a second consecutive game for the Okey Emordi-led outfit.
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"I won't be part of the game against Enyimba," the former home-based Super Eagles defender told Completesportsnigeria.com.
"I was hoping to be fit enough to play the game but the doctors have decided against that.
"As a player you always want to play in big games like this but it's disappointing that I won't have that chance."