Small Tear Detected In Onazi’s Muscle, Out For 2-3 Weeks

Onazi’s Muscle Out 2-3 Weeks

Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi is set to be on the sidelines for at least two weeks following the injury he sustained when Denizlispor clashed with Sivasspor earlier this week.

A small tear was found in the posterior muscle during medical examinations following the injury Onazi suffered in Monday’s 1-0 defeat to Sivasspor.

The former Trabzonspor midfielder, who came off the substitutes’ bench in the 46th minute of action at the Yeni Sivas 4 Eylul Stadium, was himself replaced 13 minutes later as a result of the injury.

Turkish sports website, fanatik.com has issued a report that the Denizlispor medics have advised The 27-year-old to stay away from action for between two and three weeks.

“It was reported that Ogenyi Onazi of Yukenel Denizlispor will stay away from the field for 2-3 weeks due to the injury of the Nigerian football player in the Sivasspor match.

“In the statement made by the green-black club, it was stated that a small rupture was detected in the back muscle of Onazi’s MR and the treatment of the 27-year-old player has started.”

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So far during the 2019/20 season, the Super Eagles star has played ten games in all competitions with eight in the colours of Denizlispor whom he joined in the January transfer window.

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