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Osimhen Plays Down Injury Fears

Osimhen Plays Down Injury Fears

Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen says his injury isn’t as bad as first feared, reports Completesports.com

Osimhen was stretchered off after sustaining a shoulder injury in the second half of Nigeria’s 4-4 draw against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City on Friday night.

Completesports.com learnt that the injury is not bad as first feared which all things being equal should not keep him on the sidelines for a long period.

He is also in touch with his Serie A club Napoli and has informed them on the severity of the injury.

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Osimhen being stretchered off the pitch during Eagles vs Leone Stars in Benin City

It is still uncertain if the young striker will remain with the team or travel back to Italy for further treatment at his club.

Osimhen scored Nigeria’s second goal against the Leone Stars.

He has now scored four goals and recorded one assist in three appearances for Nigeria in the qualifiers for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations to be staged in Cameroon.

By Adeboye Amosu, (photo: Ganiyu Yusuf) in Benin City

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COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 7
  • MAJOR FLEX 5 days ago

    My heart didn’t even move a bit, i knew he would return very soon. Not the first time he is being stretched off, the other time was at lille after missing a one be one, he came back the next match.

     
  • MAJOR FLEX 5 days ago

    My heart didn’t even move a bit, i knew he would return very soon. Not the first time he is being stretched off, the other time was at lille after missing a one be one, he came back the next match…

     
    • Christian Rowland 5 days ago

      Even if you no comment i know, na kpoomo heart you get na.

       
  • IM MORE CONCERNED FOR HIS CLUB THAN THE SUPER EAGLES, HE WAS SIGNED FOR 70M AND IS STILL TRYING TO SETTLE INTO THE CLUB SO A LONG TERM INJURY IS NOT WHAT HE NEEDS RIGHT NOW. IF HE NEEDS TO TRAVEL BACK TO ITALY FOR BETTER TREATMENT THEN LET HIM RETURN. IF THE SUPER EAGLES CANT WIN WITHOUT OSIMHEN THEN SHAME ON THEM!

     
  • Víctor osimhem still need to play safe read well the defenders during match to avoid injury.The loenes motive was to injure Víctor, Iwobi and chukweze.And they succeeded Balogun and Víctor. Never you take your opponent litly be physical everytime when playing matchés .

     
  • Michel 5 days ago

    Get well soon my boy, unfortunately,we are now stuck with onuachu,iheanacho might score a goal but his overall performance will not be anything compared to osimehn,this is a lesson to rohr who invites only defenders and wingers, football can change at anytime and that’s when u need midfielders to lock up shop.mycrystal ball tells me it will be a 1-1 draw on Tuesday,this team can’t keep clean sheet.we don’t have good defenders,ajayi is one player that is already used to loosing with westbrom,it’s normal to him,ekong is now a shadow of himself,I thought the much talked akpoguma would have played in d CB position but rohr is rohr

     
  • Empire 5 days ago

    My brother Rohr is Rohr…. very unfortunate!!!