Nigeria lose Napoli’s Osimhen for Africa Cup of Nations

Napoli’s Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen seems certain to miss the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations as he desires three months to get properly from surgical process to a smashed cheekbone, the Serie A leaders talked about on Tuesday.

Osimhen suffered a quantity of face fractures following a battle of heads all through Napoli’s defeat at Inter Milan on Sunday.

The 22-year-old underwent surgical process on Tuesday having titanium implants positioned in his cheekbone and eye socket.

“The participant is doing correctly and may keep beneath comment for the following few days,” talked about Napoli in a press launch.

The membership talked about Osimhen was “anticipated to return to movement in three months” which could put him out of competitors for the Africa Cup of Nations which runs from January 9 to February 6 in Cameroon.

He might even miss an enormous swathe of the Serie A season.

Napoli prime the desk in Italy after forking out 70 million euros to lure the marksman away from French champions Lille. Osimhen has already scored 9 situations for the membership this season.

For Nigeria he has 10 goals from 19 appearances and has been excellent of their World Cup qualifying advertising and marketing marketing campaign for Qatar 2022.


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