Injured Ahmed Musa to miss clash with Algeria

Injured Ahmed Musa to miss clash with Algeria
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For the Super Eagles, the injury woes continue to trail the three-time African champions as they get set for a friendly match with fellow Qatar 2022 absentees, Algeria.

Ahmed Musa is the latest injury casualty. The development makes the team captain the third main player to be knocked off via injury after Sadiq Umar and Victor Osimhen who have been replaced by the team’s coach.

Musa, who was part of Super Eagles’ bronze winning team to AFCON 2019 picked up an injury while on duty for for his Sivasspor club.

Musa was listed in Peseiro’s 25-man Super Eagles squad that will battle the Desert Foxes in the Algerian town of Oran on Tuesday, September 27.

Turkish news source İhlas News Agency informed late Sunday, that Ahmed Musa was injured for Sivasspor in the 2-1 defeat against MKE Ankaragücü.

It was a seventh-week fixture of the Super League, and Sivasspor were a guest of MKE Ankaragücü.

Experienced Red-whites forward Ahmed Musa was injured due to stretching of his left arm in a duel with an opposing player. 

Musa came to the sidelines after his treatment on the field. For precaution, the 29-year-old was later replaced by Clinton N’Jie in the 19th minute.

The extent of his injury will be known today (Monday), as his expected to undergo further comprehensive medical checks.

The Nigerian was substituted after picking up a slight injury in Sivasspor’s narrow UEFA Europa Conference League victory against CFR Cluj of Romania.

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