Ogenyi Onazi To Miss AFCON 2019

Ogenyi Onazi To Miss AFCON 2019

Super Eagles star Ogenyi Onazi is reportedly going to be sidelined for about 5 months with a broken Achilles which he  suffered during Trabzonspor’s Super Lig game against Rizespor on Sunday night.

Onazi was stretched off the pitch after only 32 minutes following the injury he sustained.

The injury could keep him out for as more than 5 months and that could spoil his chances of representing the Super Eagles of Nigeria at next year’s Africa Cup of Nations.

According to Gary Al Smith [BBC Sports] :Ogenyi Onazi inujred during today’s match against Rizespor in Turkey. Reports say achilles broke and Onazi won’t be able to play until end of season.

Next year’s AFCON will kick off in June and initial diagnosis could rule out Onazi’s chances of getting in the Nigeria squad for the tournament.

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