Sudan star striker Mudathir Kareka (El Tahir) has been ruled out of the 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa in Omdurman on September 5.
Sudan and South Africa are Nigeria’s opponents in the 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifiers.
According to Sudanese football journalist Abdul Musa in a report by www.africanfootball.com, the Al Hilal forward injured his foot and will be out of action for two to three weeks.
As a result he is also expected to sit out the qualifier against Congo five days later.
The 26-year-old, who has an impressive goal scoring record at club level, backed by a respectable goal ratio at national level, will be a big miss for the Falcons of Jediane.
Sudan will travel to Lusaka for a friendly against Zambia on the 30th of August before returning home to take on South Africa in the opening round of AFCON qualifiers.