Concerns Over Victor Osimhen’s Injury: Super Eagles Await Scan Results

Scanning Victor Osimhen’s Injury:

The head coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Jose Peseiro, has confirmed that the team’s star striker, Victor Osimhen, has undergone a scan to assess the severity of his hamstring injury.

The Portuguese tactician stated that the results of the scan will be revealed later today, October 15.

Injury During a Friendly Match:

Osimhen sustained this hamstring injury during a friendly game between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Saudi Arabia, which concluded in a 2-2 draw in Portugal on Friday, October 13.

The 24-year-old Nigerian striker left the pitch in the 55th minute due to discomfort caused by the injury.

Concerns and Potential Return to Napoli:

Coach Peseiro expressed his disappointment regarding Osimhen’s injury, recognizing the player’s importance to both club and country.

He mentioned the possibility of sending Osimhen back to Napoli for further examination of the injury, emphasizing the need to coordinate with the player’s club.

Uncertain Participation in Upcoming Matches:

Regardless of the severity of the injury, Peseiro indicated that he wouldn’t risk Osimhen for Monday’s friendly match against Mozambique, scheduled to kick off in Portugal at 4 p.m.

If the hamstring injury proves to be significant, Victor Osimhen may not be available for Napoli’s match against Verona on Saturday, October 21, raising concerns for both the player and his club.

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