Nigeria informed striker and Napoli’s sensation Victor Oshimen, has been confirmed doubtful for the Africa Cup of Nations Billed to take place in Cameron by January 2022.
This was confirmed by several news outlets in Italy, after the Prolific centre forward suffered head injury in an electrifying clash with their title rivals, Inter Milan where his side suffered a 3:2 defeat in San Siro.
It was confirmed by medical experts that the Nigerian sensation suffered an Orbital and cheekbones injury which can keep him out of the Field for at least two months.
He was taken to the hospital immediately after leaving the pitch and was discharged on Monday after being diagnosed with an orbital and cheekbone injury with the striker scheduled to go into surgery today, Tuesday December 23, 2021.
The 22-year-old has been Nigeria’s first-choice striker since 2019 after the retirement of Odion Ighalo. He has been in good form for the national team scoring four goals in their Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifying Group C
According to Calciomercato.com, the Napolitano forward could return on December 19 against Milan, but it’s extremely difficult to stage prediction of this kind of Injury.
In another development, an Italian journalist Matteo Bonetti on via his Tweeter handle said, “Victor Osimhen will be out for at least the next two months after fracturing both orbital and cheekbone.
This is no doubt a huge blow to Nigerians should Victor Oshimen miss out the Next Year’s edition of the most prestigious trophy in African Continent.