Reigning CAF African Women’s player of the Year Asissat Oshoala will be sidelined for at least two weeks by a knee injury according to officials of Liverpool football club. She will by this injury miss next months All Africa Games scheduled for Congo Brazzaville. Super Falcons caretaker coach Christopher Danjuma said Oshoala’s English club Liverpool Ladies had communicated the sad news to them.
“The Liverpool doctor has informed us that Oshoala is nursing a knee injury and she will be sidelined for at least two months,” said Danjuma. The injury caused Oshoala to miss a crucial 2016 Olympics qualifier against Equatorial Guinea, which Nigeria lost. In the meantime, coach Danjuma disclosed they expect four overseas-based pros for the tournament in Congo including Desire • Roger Federer Oparanozie and Esther Sunday.